Oriented

  • TIFF Bell Lightbox - Cinema 2 350 King Street West Toronto, ON, M5V 3C6 Canada

Oriented

Friday
September 23
Starting at 9:00 PM

79 mins
Jake Witzenfeld
Documentary 
2016 - Israel, Germany

Khader is a Tel Aviv "darling" from a prominent Muslim mafia family living with his Jewish boyfriend David and their Dalmatian. Fadi is an ardent Palestinian nationalist who finds himself falling in love with an Israeli "Zionist." Naim must confront his family with the truth about his sexuality. All three are conflicted by their desire for change in the face of a seemingly hopeless situation. Meanwhile, a war is brewing...
Determined to "change their reality," the three best friends form a group called "Qambuta", a non-violent, cultural resistance movement fighting for gender and national equality. Through their activism, they address what it means to grow up with the burden of a multi-faceted identity.

Copresenter:


Sweat

5 min
Hasan Tanji 
Experimental  
2015 - Germany

The story began from the sea of Palestine… the journey of the refugee towards an exile he chose, or had forced upon him. A story harsh with wars and conflicts, leaving behind each time a new exile, killing memories and creating new ones. He remains in constant struggle with place and identity and tries to find stability in his unstable life. This time, the sea is the last resort.


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