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With Abu Jamal

Synopsis
For almost 60 years, Abu Jamal has been selling single cigarettes and sweets to the locals in downtown Ramallah. Despite language barriers, the director decides to set up her camera in his shop and spend time with Abu Jamal. The social arena that emerges gives insight into how everyday life is shaped by an occupation that threatens both the shop and the Palestinian right to existence.

Director: Siri Nerbø
Producers: Siri Nerbø, Rebekka Jørgensen
Languages: Arabic and English with English subtitles
Countries: Norway, Denmark, Palestine
Duration: 36 min
2019