Writing On Snow

  • Feature
  • 2017
  • 75 Minutes
  • Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Tunisia, Egypt
  • Language: Arabic

The film take place in one night. Five Palestinians are trapped inside a small apartment during the war on Gaza Strip. Political and social divisions among themselves, and religious intolerance, and the lack of acceptance of the other despite the difference, are factors that go beyond their solidarity and weaken their resistance against the Israeli occupation.

Director: Rashid Mashrawi

Screenwriter: Rashid Mashrawi, Ibrahim Mozain


Cast and Crew

Screenwriter: Rashid Mashrawi, Ibrahim Mozain

DOP / Camera: Sofian El Fani

Editor: Pascale Chavance, Mehdi Barsaoui

Music: Kais Sallami

Sound: Moez Cheikh, Faouzi Thabet

Producer: Rashid Masharawi, Habib Attia, Abdelsalam Abu Askar

Cast: Ghassan Massoud, Amr Waked, Ramzi Maqdisi, Areen Omari, Yumna Marwan


Rashid Mashrawi

Rashid MASHARAWI (1962, Gaza) grew up in a Shati refugee camp on the Gaza Strip. As a self-taught film maker, he made his first films at the age of 18, followed by his first real short, Travel Document, in 1987. He is the founder of the Cinema Production and Distribution Centre (1996) in Ramallah, which supports Palestinian cinema in general.
Travel Document (1987, short), The Shelter (1989, short), Dar O Dur (docu, 1991), Long Days in Gaza (1991), Curfew (1993), Haifa (1995), Rabab (1997), Tension (1998, short), Out of Focus (2000, short), Behind the Walls (1999), Love Season (2001), Live from Palestine (2002, short), Ticket to Jerusalem (2002), Homemovie (2002, short), Waiting (2002, short), Checkpoint (2002, short), Arafat, My Brother (2005), Intizar/Waiting (2005) Laila’s Birthday (2009), land of the story (docu 2012), Palestine Stereo (2013), Letters From Al Yarmouk (docu 2014), Writing On Snow (2017).

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