A Jerusalem First Films Production
The Well (AL Bier)
a short film by Ahmad Habash
‘The Well’ on IMDB
10 minutes / HDSLR / Color / Arabic and Hebrew
During the 1948 war in Palestine, an old man encounters a father and his son running for their lives. The three share the common interest of fleeing to a safer place.
Unknown what lies ahead, their journey is sidetracked by the enemy who show up this beautiful spring day. and while taking shelter in an abandoned well; fairy-tailed to possess magical powers, they encounter a traumatic incident so complex their outlook on life is changed forever.
Co-Produced by the Production Support Project, An initiative by A.M.Qattan Foundation in Collaboration with the Representative Office of the Kingdom of the Netherlands for the Palestinian Authority.
- UK Premiere at London-Palestine Film Festival, London, April 2012
- World Premiere at Abu Dhabi Film Festival, UAE Oct 13- Oct22 2011
- Special Screening at Cannes Film Festival’s Short Film Corner, May 11th – May 21st 2011
- Local Premiere at Al Kasabah Cinematique and Theatre, May 9th 2011