GAZA SURF CLUB
Date & Time: Sunday 20 August at 5pm
Palestine | 87 min | Dir: Philip Gnadt & Mickey Yamine
This heartfelt documentary takes us into the world of the Gaza Strip’s surfing enthusiasts and reveals a formidable resilience pulsing within a beleaguered population – locked in between Egypt and Israel. The youth are constantly weary of the daily ‘state of emergency’, yet they seek and find meaning and perspective to their lives through surfing on the beaches of Gaza.
Director: Philip Gnadt, Mickey Yamine
Producer: Mickey Yamine, Stephanie Yamine, Benny Theisen, Andreas Schaap
Scriptwriter: Philip Gnadt, Mickey Yamine
DOP: Niclas Reed Middleton
Editor: Marlene Assmann, Helmar Jungmann
Composer: Sary Hany
Cast: Sabah Abu Ghanem, Mohammed Abu Jayab, Ibrahim Arafat
SCREENING WITH SHORT FILM…..
Egypt | 16 min |Dir: Mohamed Kamel
Nour is a schoolgirl who lives alone with her loving father. She is going through a very critical period in her life, which she is unable to reveal to her father.
All films are subtitled in English and have been exempt from classification and restricted to persons aged 15+ unless accompanied by an adult.