THE LAST FRIDAY
Jordan | 88 min | 2011 | Dir: Yahya Al Abdallah
Hampered by old gambling debts, divorced and despondent, Yousef lives an isolated existence scrambling for every dinar. When he learns he must have life-saving surgery in four days he’s forced to revisit old chapters in his life as he tries to find the money.
Australia | 9 min | 2011 | Dir: Tania Safi
A hand-drawn animation about a young woman who leaves her comfortable Sydney life for her nana’s impoverished apartment in Tripoli.