Films By Hany Abu-Assad

Director of the Golden Globe-winning Paradise Now (MIFF 2005), Hany Abu-Assad returns with another intimate take on the Israel–Palestine conflict in a film that will once again divide audiences. ... Forced to scale a wall and dodge bullets just to see his girlfriend Nadia, Omar lives a life dictated by the perpetual violence in the West Bank. When his friends plan an act of retaliation against the... Read more
People the world over are baffled by the act of suicide bombing. Whatever one's political view, it is virtually incomprehensible. Dutch-based Palestinian filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad delivers a powerful and measured inquiry into this act of martyrdom in his Berlin 2005 award-winning [Paradise Now]. The film traces the last days before childhood friends Said and Khaled are to carry out a suicide bombin... Read more
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