Mohammad Bakri, Saleh Bakri, Karma Zoabi, Rana Alamuddin, Maria Zriek
Pyramide Intl Paris
Toronto, 2017; Locarno, 2017
After years abroad in Italy, Shadi returns to his native Nazareth. But this is no spectacular homecoming. He's back somewhat begrudgingly to honour his "wajib" (or duty) to hand out invitations to his sister's wedding with his father, Abu Shadi. The simmering tension between the two-who are often stuck in a car, more often than not in traffic-builds, exposing the sometimes-comic chasms that exist between men who live in different worlds but share an unshakable bond.