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Directed by | Dima Abu Ghoush

Genre fiction  |  Length: 9mins  |  Year of production: 2011


Dima Abu Ghoush’s short is a period piece, set in a Palestinian village during the 1970s, where seven year old Farah lives along with her mother Sara. Sara is nine months pregnant, and as Farah’s father is absent, it falls upon her to master her fears late one night and set out into the dark unknown seeking help when her mother begins to give birth.