Land Mine. 2018. Israel. Directed by Tirtza Even. In Hebrew; English subtitles. 86 min.
In this experimental documentary about the filmmaker’s childhood home, a three-story apartment building in Jerusalem, past and current tenants recall their lives there and what they have witnessed and endured in a turbulent Israel.
I Signed the Petition. 2018. Germany/Switzerland/Great Britain. Directed by Mahdi Fleifel. 10 min.
A telephone conversation between the filmmaker and a friend becomes a philosophical rumination on what it’s like to be Palestinian in this day and age.