Wajib | واجب

Directed by Annemarie Jacir Closing Beirut Cinema Screenings on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 8 PM (by invitation only) / Released starting March 29

2017 | Palestine, France, Colombia, Germany, UAE, Qatar, Norway | 97 min | in Arabic with English subtitles
With: Mohammad Bakri, Saleh Bakri, Tarik Kopty


A father and his estranged son must come together to hand deliver his daughter’s wedding invitations to each guest as per local Palestinian custom, in this rousing family drama from Annemarie Jacir (When I Saw You).


Awards and Festivals

Muhr Award for Best Fiction Feature – Dubai International Film Festival 2017
Muhr Award for Best Actor – Dubai International Film Festival 2017
Special Prize for Best Film, ISPEC Cinema Award – Locarno International Film Festival 2017
Best Film, Best Actor – Mar del Plata Film Festival 2017
Youth Audience Award for Best Film – Montpellier Mediterranean Film Festival 2017
Best Film – Honourable Mention, Jury Commendation – London Film Festival 2017