Najwa Najjar

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Writer/ Director Najwa Najjar received her BA in Political Science and Economics, MA in Film/Video Production (US). She has worked in both documentary and fiction since 2000. Her critically acclaimed debut was the feature film Pomegranates and Myrrh (2009). Her second award winning feature film Eyes of a Thief (2014) won Best Director and Best ... See full bio »

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 2008 Pomegranates and Myrrh (writer)
 2005 Yasmine's Song (Short)
 2001 Quintessence of Oblivion (Documentary)
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 2005 Yasmine's Song (Short)
 2001 Quintessence of Oblivion (Documentary)
 2000 Naim and Wadee'a (Documentary short)
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 2005 Yasmine's Song (Short) (producer)
 2001 Quintessence of Oblivion (Documentary) (producer)
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 2001 Quintessence of Oblivion (Documentary)
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 2009 When I Stretch Forth Mine Hand (Short) (thanks)
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 2018 Film Arabi (TV Series documentary)
 2009 The Fabulous Picture Show (TV Series)
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Other Works:

A Boy Called Mohamad (2001) 10 minute documentary on a 12 year old boy, Mohammed, who works carrying goods for Palestinians across the Qalandia Checkpoint manned by Israeli soldiers. (Arabic with English subtitles See more »

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15 Interviews | 14 Articles | See more »


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Two superstars from the Arab world : Khaled Abu Naga and Souad Massi, where brought into the Palestinian Territory for the first time to star in a Palestinian film: "Eyes of a Thief". See more »

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