With Abu Jamal (2019)

Origin: Norway/Denmark/Palestine | Documentary | Director: Siri Nerbø | 36 minutes

With Abu Jamal

by Siri Nerbø. documentary 36 min. Arabic and English with English subtitles. Norway, Denmark, Palestine 2019

For almost 60 years, Abu Jamal has been selling single cigarettes and sweets to the locals in downtown Ramallah. Despite language barriers, the director decides to set up her camera in his shop and spend time with Abu Jamal. The social arena that emerges gives insight into how everyday life is shaped by an occupation that threatens both the shop and the Palestinian right to existence.