April 12 – 20, 2024


Special Screening

Bye Bye Tiberias

Lina Soualem
82’, 2023 | France, Palestine, Belgium, Qatar

SCREENING: Nicosia (13/04), 18:00

Leaving her native village to follow her dream of becoming an actress, Hiam Abbass also left behind her mother, grandmother and seven sisters. Thirty years later, her filmmaker daughter Lina returns with her to journey through the vanished places among the scattered memories of four generations of daring Palestinian women.

Selected Awards:

  • Grierson Award for Documentary Film, London Film Festival, UK, 2023.
  • Best Documentary Award, Montpellier Mediterranean Film Festival, France, 2023.
  • Prix du Jury, Marrakech International Film Festival, Morocco, 2023.

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