Bristol Palestine Film Festival 2019: Screwdriver

Bassam Jarbawi
Running Time
108 mins

Shot entirely in the West Bank, Bassam Jarbawi‘s award-winning feature debut puts a uniquely Palestinian spin on a familiar story.

Returning home after spending 15 years in an Israeli jail for a failed attack on a settler, Ziad finds the world has moved on without him and struggles to adjust. Despite being hailed as a hero, he also begins to wonder whether his action held any meaning. It’s on screen as part of the Bristol Palestine Film Festival.


By robin askew, Monday, Nov 11 2019

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