"Pomegranates and Myrr" Directed by Najwa Najjar and developed in RAWI Screenwriters Lab, released at Grand Cinema Zara Wadi Saqra and City Mall starting 14 October 2009
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Script Winner Screenplay Development Fund Amiens, France
Cinema in Motion San Sebastian Film Festival (4 awards) 2008
Ramallah this decade. A free spirited woman dancer, Kamar, finds herself the wife of a prisoner, Zaid, and away from everything she loves until she returns to the dance, defying society’s taboos. At the dance Kamar is confronted with Kais, a Palestinian returnee, who has taken Kamar's role as the head choreographer. Sparks fly between Kamar and Kais, creating more than a passionate, emotional dance for the both of them. Matters become even more complicated when Zaid's sentence is extended.
At the same time the family's legal...