Feature Narrative Competition |  90 min | 2020

200 METERS

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About the Film

Mustafa and his wife come from two Palestinian villages that are only 200 meters apart, but separated by the wall. While their unusual living situation poses a challenge to their marriage, they do what they can to make it work. When their son is hospitalized, Mustafa rushes to the checkpoint but is denied entry. This is when his once 200-meter journey becomes an odyssey.

Film Info

Section Feature Narrative Competition
Year 2020
Length  90 min
Language Arabic, English, Hebrew
Country Palestine, Jordan, Italy, Sweden
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Film Credits

Director Ameen Nayfeh
Screenplay Ameen Nayfeh
Cinematography Elin Kirschfink
Music Faraj Suleiman
Editing Kamal El Mallakh
Producer May Odeh, Franseco Melzi, Marco Colombo, Julia Gebauer
Production Company Odeh Films, Metaphora, FILM I SKÅNE,
Sound Design
Sound Sylvain Bellemare, Raja Dubayah, Ibrahim Zaher
Cast Ali Suliman, Motaz Malhees, Anna Unterberger

Film Contacts

Directed by: Ameen Nayfeh

Ameen Nayfeh is a writer and director born in Palestine in 1988. He spent his formative years moving between Jordan and Palestine. Despite an early interest in filmmaking, he earned his B.Sc. in nursing from Al-Quds University in East Jerusalem in 2010. In 2012, he graduated with an MFA from the Red Sea Institute of Cinematic Arts in Jordan with the goal of telling authentic stories from his region. He has written, produced, and directed several award-winning shorts, and has been freelancing for film and TV production for the past 6 years. His acclaimed works include The Eid Gift (2012), Suspended Time (2014), and The Crossing (2017).