Roof Knocking

  • Feature
  • 2017
  • 12 Minutes
  • Estonia, Portugal, Mexico
  • Language: Arabic

Gaza, mid-Ramadan. A mother struggles to abandon her home as she receives a phone threat giving her 10 minutes to leave. What is lost when the bomb hits?

Director: Sina Salimi

Screenwriter: Lucas Abrahão



2017, 39th edition, International Short Film, Youssef Chahine for the Best Short Film, Egypt

Cast and Crew

Screenwriter: Lucas Abrahão

DOP / Camera: Francesco Crivaro

Editor: Ahmed Abdelrazek

Music: Indrek Soe

Sound: Indrek Soe

Producer: Sergio Salazar

Cast: Sameera Asir, Ahmed Abdelrazek, Alaa Zubaydi, Leila Ziyad


Sina Salimi

Sina Salimi is born and raised in Iran. Starting off in Animation and Fine Arts, he
worked on several short narrative fiction and commercial projects before moving
to Europe to continue his studies in film directing. He currently resides in Lisbon,
where he works on his first feature film project.

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