SON OF THE STREETS got Silver Eye at Ji.hlava IDFF
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03. 11. 2020. Department

SON OF THE STREETS by Mohammed Almughanni has received Silver Eye Award for the Best Short Documentary in the East Silver Market at the 24th online edition of Ji.hlava IDFF.

Silver Eye Award for the best short documentary in the East Silver Market goes to Mohammed Almughanni for his film "Son of the Streets."

The Jury, comprised of Christine Camdessus (FIPADOC Festival Director), Veronika Janatková (DokuBaku Co-founder & Programmer) and Diana Tabakov (Doc Alliance Executive Derector), pointed out in the statement: "How unwelcome can one be in this world? A very unique connection with characters allows the director to unfold the nature of Khodor's vital dilemna in a vivid and profoundly memorable way. The vigorous cinematic experience engraves in the viewer the complex reality of daily life in a camp."

SYN ULICY / SON OF THE STREETS / Mohammed Almughanni
Khodor (13) a child whose family tries to issue him an ID document that proves his existence and gives him the right to education, healthcare and movement outside of the Palestinian refugee camp of Shatila in Beirut, Lebanon. Throughout the process, many of the family old secrets get revealed.

Artistic supervision: Jacek Bławut, Andrzej Sapija
Producer: Agata Golańska / The Polish National Film School in Lodz

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