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YALLA BABY!

Production Company: a Film by Victoria Schmidt und Alexander Peiler in coproduction with Light Bridge Production

Start: Spring 2018

Director: Victoria Schmidt, Alexander Peiler

Documentary/Runtime: 44 minutes

Language: German, Arabic, English

Summary: "YALLA BABY!" is a documentary on the encounter of two cultures, on ten German and Palestinian teenagers, who meet in Jenin, Palestine and their dreams and on the burning desire to finally set eyes on the sea.

In summer 2016, in cooperation with Cinema Jenin e.V., Victoria Schmidt, Alexander Peiler together with 4 German teenagers fly to Jenin, Palestine. Here they work together with 6 Palestinian teenagers in a theatre workshop. They retell an old Palestinian tale, travel the West Bank, get to knew the others foreign culture and overcome walls that seemed far too high before.

Cast: students from Palestine and Germany

Festivals: 

Fünf Seen Filmfestival 2018, München, Germany
LA Underground Film Forum 2018, United States 
RIOS- International Documentary Film Festival and Transmedia 2018, Portugal
Near Nazareth Festival 2018, Israel
Social World Film Festival 2018, Italy
Berlin Indie Doc Fest 2018, Germany


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