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Suha Arraf – Villa Touma #SydFilmFest

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The resilience of Palestinian women.

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Suha Arraf – filmmaker – Villa Touma

FRED’s Cristiana Palmieri meets director, screenwriter and producer of the film Villa Touma, which was features in the programme of the 2015 Sydney Film Festival.

Suha Arraf talks to us about her directorial debut Villa Touma, her work as screenwriter and her outlook on Palestinian society as well as the resilience of Palestinian women.

VILLA TOUMA: The film offers a rare glimpse into aristocratic Palestinian Christian society. Three unmarried sisters cling desperately to their former glory, until their orphaned niece arrives to turn their world upside down.

  • Reporter
    Cristiana Palmieri
  • Guest
    Suha Arraf
  • Interviewee role
    Director, screenwriter and producer
  • Film title
    Villa Touma
  • Festival section
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