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from the director of the critically acclaimed Salt of this Sea 

 a new film by Annemarie Jacir

WHEN I SAW YOU (Lamma Shoftak)

Winner NETPAC award BEST ASIAN FILM - BERLIN INT. FILM FESTIVAL

Winner BEST ARAB FILM - ABU DHABI FILM FESTIVAL

Winner AUDIENCE AWARD (Prix du Public) - AMIENS INT. FILM FESTIVAL

Winner SIGNIS Award Best Film - AMIENS INT. FILM FESTIVAL

Nomination Best Children's Film - ASIAN PACIFIC SCREEN AWARDS

Winner World Cinema BEST PICTURE - PHOENIX INT. FILM FESTIVAL

Mahmoud Asfa nominated for YOUNG ARTIST AWARD for Leading Performance in Foreign Film

Winner SPECIAL JURY PRIZE - ORAN FESTIVAL OF ARAB CINEMA

Winner JURY PRIZE - CAIRO INT. FILM FESTIVAL

Winner - Tunisian Film Critics Don Quixote Award - CARTHAGE INT. FILM FESTIVAL

PALESTINE's 2013 OSCAR ENTRY for Foriegn Language Film 

 

Jordan, 1967. Tarek, 11, eccentric and unbound, runs away from home in a search for freedom.

Some people follow the masses, others the sun. A journey of the human spirit that knows no borders.

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"When I Saw You is cinematic poetry. Beautiful, groundbreaking and deeply, deeply moving." -The Huffington Post 

"One of the best works to come out of the current explosion in filmmaking in the Middle East!"  -Indiewire