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Diary of a Male Whore
(Yawmiat 'Ahir)
Price: 12,00 EUR (Including VAT)

This thought-provoking short provides a window into a life rarely seen. (Philadelphia Palestine Film Festival)


Esam, a young Arab war refugee who lives in Tel Aviv, makes his living as a male prostitute. His physical pleasure, that make him forget his hunger, remind him constantly of his childhood memories in his home village.
Inspired by the novel 'For Bread Alone' by Mohamed Choukry.

Product description
Tawfik Abu Wael, Palestine 2001, fiction, shortfilm, 14 min, Arabic
Subtitles: English
synopsis, credits, director's bio
PAL, region free

Memory, Violence, Palestine, Israel, Occupation, Prostitution, Tel Aviv, 1948

Festivals (selection)
International Short Film Festival Oberhausen
International Film Festival Rotterdam
Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival
European Short Film Biennale Ludwigsburg
Philadelphia Palestine Film Festival
Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Reikjavijk
Art Star Video Art Biennial Ottowa
Biennale Havana
International Video and Film Festival Jakarta

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