Sunday 17th March
Abu Shadi is a divorced father. Shadi, his architect son, arrives from Rome after years abroad to help his father in delivering by hand the wedding invitations as per local Palestinian custom. As the estranged pair spend the day together, the tense details of their relationship come to a head, challenging their fragile and very different lives.
Sally Fachmiova, Linguist at the University of Chester.
What the Critics say…
“An intimate, well-played disquisition on what it means to be a Palestinian abroad versus a Palestinian at home..” Jay Weissberg, Variety
Preceded by an entry from the 2019 Chester Animation Festival:
The little boy Pilipka shows up at the log hut of the evil Baba-Yaga.