Baghdad under US occupation in 2006. Haifa Street is teeming with snipers. Iraqi Ahmed, who has returned home from the USA, ventures into the area to get his lover out of the country. Outside her house, he is shot by Salam, a young sniper whose motives are only gradually revealed.

A thriller that deals with politically motivated atrocities and personal traumas after the US invasion of Iraq.

Category

Fiction

Year of Production

2019

Country

Iraq

Duration

79′

Language

Arab/e

Show Times
  • Monday 23/11/2020 – 5:45 pm

  • Thursday 26/11/2020 – 8:45 pm

Directed by
Mohanad Hayal

Mohanad Hayal was born in southern Iraq in the city of Nasiriyah in 1985. He studied cinema in Baghdad. «Haifa Street» is his first feature film.

Screenplay: Hala Al-Salman/Mohanad Hayal

Cinematography: Salam Salman

Music: Raad Khalaf

Editing: Ali Raheem

Cast:
Ali Thamer
Asad Abdumajed
Yumna Abduhassan
Rudhab Ahmed