Teachers College, Columbia University - The Chapel (175 Zankel Hall) New York, NY
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FISH ABOVE SEA LEVEL
Talal, a young Ammani professional,discovers upon his father's death that he is penniless. His only way out is to sell a farmhouse once owned by his late father in a village by the Dead Sea. At the village he meets Dawoud, a young farmer who lives in the farmhouse. Before Talal can do anything with the house, Dawoud's approval is essential. A road movie about an affluent young urban professional and a young village farmer who share a common history and roots and find themselves unwilling participants in another cycle of history that pits the prosperity of one against the survival of another.
Jordan, 2011, 78 min, dramedy, Arabic with English subtitles, Mr. Hazim Bitar, dir. Shown with Zebu and the Photo Fish.
Teachers College, Columbia University - The Chapel (175 Zankel Hall)
525 West 120th Street
New York, NY 10027