the 10 best Palestinian moviesby najwa-sky-limit | created - 27 Apr 2013 | updated - 27 Apr 2013 | Public
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1. Private (2004)
90 min | Drama, War
A Palestinian family is trapped inside a house commandeered by Israeli soldiers.
Votes: 767 | Gross: $0.01M
a family disagreeing in opinion about war get trapped in their house with a group of Israeli soldiers, every member of the family will act upon his believes but whose opinion is correct
2. Paradise Now (2005)
PG-13 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Two childhood friends are recruited for a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv.
Votes: 21,486 | Gross: $1.45M
2 friend with one goal but different reasons, it answers the question why some people commit suicide attacks
a documentary about the Israeli attack on the Palestinian city of jenin, it shows the destruction and death after the end of the battle
4. The Time That Remains (2009)
Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, History
An examination of the creation of the state of Israel in 1948 through to the present day.
Votes: 2,042 | Gross: $0.02M
elia suleiman is the director and this is an enough reason to watch
5. Laila's Birthday (2008)
Unrated | 71 min | Drama
Abu Laila used to be a judge, but because the government doesn't have the means to renew his assignment he is forced to be a taxi driver. On the day his daughter Laila becomes seven years ... See full summary »
Votes: 367 | Gross: $0.01M
rashid mashharawi's best film about a man going out to buy a birthday cake to his daughter and hell breaks loose
6. Amreeka (2009)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama
A drama centered on the trials and tribulations of a proud Palestinian Christian immigrant single mother and her teenage son in small town Indiana.
Votes: 3,326 | Gross: $0.62M
a woman wins 2 plane tickets to america so she decides to escape the horrors of the Israeli occupation in hope of finding a better life for her son and deals with consequences
7. Lemon Tree (2008)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, War
The story of a Palestinian widow who must defend her lemontree field when a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down.
Votes: 6,009 | Gross: $0.57M
another mesmerizing performance by hiam abbas
8. Zaytoun (2012)
Not Rated | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Beirut, 1982: a young Palestinian refugee helps an Israeli fighter pilot escape from PLO captivity because he wants to visit his ancestral family home. En route through war-torn Lebanon their relationship develops into a close bond.
Votes: 1,486 | Gross: $0.04M
the engaging story of a struggling Israeli soldier and a palestinian boy with a cray dream
9. Salt of This Sea (2008)
Unrated | 109 min | Drama, Romance
A romantic drama about a working-class woman and her experiences traveling back home.
Votes: 978 | Gross: $0.01M
a movie that will make you full in love with the sea all over again
10. Rana's Wedding (2002)
Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Comedy
About a Palestinian girl of 17 who wants to get married to the man of her own choosing. Rana wakes up one morning to an ultimatum delivered by her father: she must either choose a husband ... See full summary »
a brilliant mix of social criticism and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict