After 15 years in prison for an act of violence committed by a friend, Zaid is released and celebrated as a martyr, but re-entering society proves difficult. A TV journalist wants to portray Zaid as an example, which forces him to face unpleasant facts.

A sensitive study of ethical, social and psychological grey areas in the conflict between Palestine and the Israeli occupying power.

Category

Fiction

Year of Production

2018

Country

Palestine/USA/Qatar

Duration

108′

Language

Arab+Hebr/d

Show Times
  • Tuesday 24/11/2020 – 3:00 pm

  • Thursday 26/11/2020 – 5:30 pm

Directed by
Bassam Ali Jarbawi

Bassam Jarbawi started out as a photographer and got an MFA in Screenwriting and Directing at Columbia University. «Screwdriver» is his first feature film.

Screenplay: Bassam Ali Jarbawi

Cinematography: David McFarland

Music: Jon Natchez

Editing: Bassam Ali Jarbawi

Cast:
Ziad Bakri
Jameel Khoury
Yasmine Qaddumi
Mariam Basha