Mars at Sunrise is a film that was inspired by the life of Hani Zurob. I met Hani years ago while making my film Meet Me Out of the Siege. He spoke to me about the torture he endured. He described the perverse relationship between himself and his jailor. Hani’s interrogator asked him to collaborate […]
Filmmakers Jessica Habie and Deema Dabis today announced the creation of the Fajr Falestine Film Fund, a new film fund which will support the production of groundbreaking, experimental films from the Middle East, with a particular emphasis on Palestinian films. The fund will be managed and overseen by the Eyes Infinite Foundation, a U.S. based non-profit organization dedicated to documenting the relationship between art and social change.
February 7, 2014 Quad Cinemas Ali Suliman and Guy El Hanan in Person Watch Trailer
After making my documentaries Art and Apathy and Beyond Blue and Gray I was left feeling my work in the region was not complete. I was especially interested in the testimony of a Palestinian man named Wajee Tameise. He shared with me a story in which he found himself waiting at an Israeli checkpoint for […]
An Eyes Infinite and Majdal Films Production Directed by Jessica Habie Mars at Sunrise is Jessica Habie’s first Feature Film. Her documentary works “Beyond Blue and Gray” and “Art and Apathy” received awards at several film festivals including Tribeca Film Festival, The Cannes Short Film Corner, and the Berlinale Talent Campus. Produced by Nirah Shirazipour Produced by Baher Agbariya Thirst (Attash) 2004, Last Days […]