My Love Awaits Me By the Sea

My Love Awaits Me By the Sea

80 mins | Documentary, Fantasy | Sept. 7, 2013

Hasan Hourani, a Palestinian poet and illustrator, died aged 29 in Jaffa while trying to rescue his nephew from the sea. Shortly after, the filmmaker Mais Darwazah discovers his drawings and poems and feels drawn to Hourani's world— a universe outside space and time; a place of wonder, discovery, and freedom. Motivated by this kinship, Darwazah embarks on a journey to her homeland, Palestine: a place she has never known.

My Love Awaits Me By the Sea

80 mins | Documentary, Fantasy | Sept. 7, 2013

My Love Awaits Me By the Sea
Hasan Hourani, a Palestinian poet and illustrator, died aged 29 in Jaffa while trying to rescue his nephew from the sea. Shortly after, the filmmaker Mais Darwazah discovers his drawings and poems and feels drawn to Hourani's world— a universe outside space and time; a place of wonder, discovery, and freedom. Motivated by this kinship, Darwazah embarks on a journey to her homeland, Palestine: a place she has never known.
Producers Mengamuk Films, Imaginarium Films
Original title Habibi bistanan and al bahar
Directors Mais Darwazah
Writers Mais Darwazah