The Present

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Running Time
24 Minutes


On his wedding anniversary, Yusef and his young daughter set out in the West Bank to buy his wife a gift. Between soldiers, segregated roads and checkpoints, how easy is it to go shopping?


Bioskop Date Time
CGV Grand Indonesia Jumat, November 19 2021 14 : 30 - Audi 4


Farah Nabulsi
Farah Nabulsi is an Oscar nominated and BAFTA Award-Winning Palestinian British filmmaker, born, raised and educated in the UK. She left the corporate world in 2016 to start working in the film industry as a writer & producer of short fiction films, exploring topics that matter to her. This includes Today They Took My Son, endorsed by renowned British Director Ken Loach, screened at the United Nations and officially selected to top tier international film festivals. In 2019, she directed her first film, The Present, which she also co-wrote. The film stars renowned actor, Saleh Bakri. It premiered at Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2020 and won the coveted Audience Award for Best Film. It had its North American premiere at the Cleveland International Film Festival, where it won the Jury Award for Best Live Action Short, qualifying it for the 2021 Oscars.

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