Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Agenda Cultural - Buenos Aires
Festivales de Buenos Aires

In order to escape the terrible conditions in the Palestine refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh, Reda wandered around Greece for three years. Now he’s back in the camp, which is suffering the effects of the war in Syria, and tries to rebuild his life.

Competition / Human Rights Official Competition
Premier americana

The documentary genre meets the marriage comedy –forget about the fact that we only get to see the fiancée in the end. The camera follows 26 year-old Reda all the time, as he returns from Greece to the Palestine refugee camp in Lebanon he had escaped from in order to marry his childhood sweetheart. The violence and rawness of the pictures (a gun on his belt and a syringe hanging from his arm, as he became a heroin addict during his European adventure) don’t prevent the core of the plot to be about his upcoming marriage, which creates humor in a seemingly infertile context for it, and boosts our empathy towards the lead character. After all, hasn’t romantic comedies been the ones that taught us how love is the cure for all evils? FEJL

Sunday 17 - 20:00 h
Village Recoleta Room: 3 Tickets sold out

Monday 18 - 18:00 h
Village Recoleta Room: 3 Tickets sold out

Wendsday 20 - 20:30 h
Village Caballito Room: 8 Tickets sold out

Other title/s: Un hombre regresó
Year: 2016
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Minutes: 30


D, F: Mahdi Fleifel E: Michael Aaglund S: Dario Swade 
P: Patrick Campbell, Mahdi Fleifel PE: Patrick Campbell, Mahdi Fleifel CP: Nakba FilmWorks 


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Mahdi Fleifel

He was born in Dubai, and grew up in a Palestine refugee camp in Lebanon, and later in Denmark. He lives in Amsterdam, and he graduated from the National Film and Television School in London. He made many shorts and the feature A World Not Ours (2012; Bafici ‘13).

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