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