Najwa Najjar

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Writer/ Director Najwa Najjar received her BA in Political Science and Economics, MA in Film/Video Production (US). She has worked in both documentary and fiction since 2000. Her critically acclaimed debut was the feature film Pomegranates and Myrrh (2009). Her second award winning feature film Eyes of a Thief (2014) won Best Director and Best ... See full bio »

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 2008 Pomegranates and Myrrh (writer)
 2005 Yasmine's Song (Short)
 2001 Quintessence of Oblivion (Documentary)
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 2005 Yasmine's Song (Short)
 2001 Quintessence of Oblivion (Documentary)
 2000 Naim and Wadee'a (Documentary short)
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 2005 Yasmine's Song (Short) (producer)
 2001 Quintessence of Oblivion (Documentary) (producer)
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 2001 Quintessence of Oblivion (Documentary)
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 2009 When I Stretch Forth Mine Hand (Short) (thanks)
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 2018 Film Arabi (TV Series documentary)
 2009 The Fabulous Picture Show (TV Series)
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They Came from the East (2004) A take on the three Wise Men of the Biblical past in Palestine today. Three minute piece was shown at the European Film Academy awards in Barcelona 2004 See more »

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15 Interviews | 14 Articles | See more »


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Oscar winner Mychael Danna (and Amritha Vaz) composed the music for Najwa Najjar's first feature film "Pomegranates and Myrrh". See more »

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