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Directed by | Andrew Kavanagh

Genre animation  |  Length: 7mins  |  Year of production: 2009

�They were young, talented and free in New York. Dorit Rabinyan was an Israeli novelist and Hasan Hourani was a Palestinian artist. Their passionate friendship, impossible at home, flourished abroad. Then, in 2003 while visiting his family, Hourani drowned in Jaffa.� Andrew Kavanagh�s short animation reimagines this true story of Hasan Hourani�s friendship with Dorit Rabinyan and his tragic death. Adopting a narrative style inspired by Dorit�s own article �The Exile�s Return� and a visual style inspired by Hasan�s illustrated children�s book �Hasan Everywhere�, this moving tale of friendship and homecoming unfolds within, and as tribute to, the imaginative landscapes of these two young artists.