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RANA'S WEDDING


Directed by | Hany Abu Assad

Genre fiction  |  Length: 90mins  |  Year of production: 2002


Rana wakes to an ultimatum delivered by her father: She must either choose a husband from a list of eligible men, or accompany her father abroad. Thus begins this romantic drama about a Palestinian woman who wants to get married to the man of her own choice with only ten hours to find her boyfriend in occupied Jerusalem, Rana sneaks out of her father's house to find her forbidden love, Khalil.

Winner: ¬Grand Prix – International Mediterranean Film Festival, 2002

Winner: Nestor Almendros Award for Courage in Filmmaking – Human Rights Watch Film Festival, NYC, 2003