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Teta, Opi & Me Tara Hakim

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1959. A young Arab man, born in Bethlehem, asks a young Austrian woman from a conservative family to dance. They have never been apart since, from Vienna to Germany to Jerusalem. Their granddaughter, a filmmaker, asked them to tell their story. It is the story of a love that conquered all: an anti-Semitic father in-law, visa applications, poverty, civil war. Filmed entirely with an iPhone, Teta, Opi & Me is a tribute to conformity, tolerance and courage. In playful, cheerful fashion, Tara Hakim creates a poetic and political reflection from the fragments of stories she collects by interviewing her grandparents, gradually piecing together the elaborate puzzle of an uncommon romance. (ACO)

Teta, Opi & Me

  • Country : Canada, Jordan
  • Year : 2018
  • V.O : English, German, Arabic
  • Subtitles : English
  • Duration : 25 MIN
  • Cinematography : Tara Hakim
  • Editing : Tara Hakim
  • Production : Tara Hakim
  • Sound Design : Ryan McCambridge
Filmography of Tara Hakim :

Learning (2017)
Cyclical (2017)
Tawla (2017)

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