The discovery of an ancient statue changes a fisherman’s life forever.
Screening of the film Gaza Mon Amour. Directed by Arab and Tarzan Nasser.
Followed by a Q&A with the directors.
Gaza, today. Sixty-year-old fisherman Issa is secretly in love with Siham, a woman who works at the market with her daughter Leila. When he discovers an ancient phallic statue of Apollo in his fishing nets, Issa hides it, not knowing what to do with this mysterious and potent treasure. Yet deep inside, he feels that this discovery will change his life forever. Strangely, his confidence starts to grow and eventually he decides to approach Siham.
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Director: Arab and Tarzan Nasser
Writer: Arab and Tarzan Nasser
Duration: 87 min
Presented by the NYUAD Film and New Media Program in partnership with Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi and The Arts Center.