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SHORTS IN COMPETITION: NARRATIVE

THE CUP READER

Directed by Suha Araj
SHORT NARRATIVE 12 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE THE CUP READER
Warde, shamed as a young girl yet renowned in Palestine for her mystical seeing and matchmaking, lives with her sister Jaleleh and reads the fortunes of her clients. Each visitor must make a choice between love and marriage, not having the luxury of both.

Screening in Shorts Program: Skin Deep
Female Director(s), Comedy
About the Director(s)
SUHA ARAJ’s work as a filmmaker and installation artist explores the displacement of immigrant communities. Her short film I Am Palestine screened at several international festivals and is used as an educational tool. She was selected for IFP’s inaugural Emerging Visionaries program and is a co-founder of DivineCaroline.com, a publishing platform for women.

Film Info
Cast & Credits
  • Director:
    Suha Araj
  • Screenwriter:
    Suha Araj
  • Producer:
    Lydia Khoury
  • Editor:
    Jackie Salloum
  • Cinematographer:
    Meg Kettell
  • Production Designer:
    Kristine Rumman
  • Executive Producer:
    Rumzi Araj
  • Composer:
    Julian Cassia
  • Cast:
    Samia Bakri, Manal Awad, Faten Khoury, Hanin, Taraby, Yasmine Elias, Hussein Nekleh

Contacts
  • Print Source
    Suha Araj
    Breaking Bizr Productions
    Brooklyn, 11222
    Phone: 415 637 9418
    suhamaria@gmail.com
  • Press Contact
    Suha Araj
    Breaking Bizr Productions
    Brooklyn, 11222
    Phone: 415 637 9418
    suhamaria@gmail.com
  • US Sales Contact
    Suha Araj
    Breaking Bizr Productions
    Brooklyn, 11222
    Phone: 415 637 9418
    suhamaria@gmail.com
  • International Sales Contact
    Suha Araj
    Breaking Bizr Productions
    Brooklyn, 11222
    Phone: 415 637 9418
    suhamaria@gmail.com

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