At the gates of the Negev desert, a group of young Palestinians fight against the Israeli military occupation. The “Youth of Sumud” – youth of steadfast perseverance – try to return to their people the land that was taken from their families, restructuring the ancient cave village of Sarura. They face aggression with nonviolent action, defending themselves from rifles with their video cameras.
Filmmaker and author of documentaries, photo reportages, installations and videos for theatre, dance and art. The feature films he has worked on have been screened in Italy and abroad, receiving several awards at national and international festivals.
His latest film “”Sarura. The future is an unknown place”” was co-produced by Al Jazeera and distributed worldwide by Journeyman Pictures.
He is responsible for film direction and the direction of photography.
He graduated in Hermeneutic Philosophy with a thesis on the narrative identity of the Self, he obtained a master’s degree in documentary cinema at the IED in Milan.