Original Title : Wajib
English Title : Wajib
Country : Palestine|France|Germany|Colombia|Norway| Qatar|UAE
Year : 2017
Runtime : 96 min
Language : Arabic
Director : Annemarie Jacir Venue: City Pride Satara Road
Screen: Screen 3
Showtime: 12th Jan 2018, 5.45 p.m.
Venue: Carnival Cinema : Mumbai Pune Road, Chinchwad
Screen: Screen 3
Showtime: 15th Jan 2018, 1.30 p.m.

Festivals & Awards

Locarno Film Festival | TIFF Toronto IFF | BFI London Film Festival | Busan Intl Film Festival


Abu Shadi is a divorced father and a school teacher in his mid-60s living in Nazareth. After his daughter’s wedding in one month he will be living alone. Shadi, his architect son, arrives from Rome after years abroad to help his father in hand delivering the wedding invitations as per local Palestinian custom. As the estranged pair spends the day together, the tense details of their relationship come to a head challenging their fragile and very different lives.

Director’s Biography

Annemarie Jacir