a film by Emanuele Gerosa


Documentary // Running Time: 83 min. - 52 min. // Year: 2019 // Countries of Production: Italy, Switzerland, Lebanon // Shooting Place: Palestine, Italy, Sweden // Original language: Arab, English, Italian



Jehad and Abdallah, founders of the Gaza Parkour Team, brought up together in the Gaza Strip but their choices divided them for years. Today, more than ever, they need to find out if there is a way that can lead to freedom someone who, like them, was born in prison.



Productions: GraffitDoc, Amka Films Production, Oneworld DocuMakers, ITAR Productions

Associate Productions: Trentino Film Commission, Piemonte Doc Film Fund, RAI Cinema, RSI, Ufficio Federale della Cultura - DFI, Al Jazeera

Writer & Director: Emanuele Gerosa

Producer: Enrica Capra

Director of Photography: Matteo Delbò

Editor: Nicolò Tettamanti

Music: Zeno Gabaglio

Editing Consultant: Yaël Bitton

Story Consultant: Valentina Toldo

Sound recording: Adriano Alampi, Mohammed Abu Safia

Sound Design and Mix: Tommaso Barbaro, Massimo Mariani

Foley: Agit Utlu

Organization in Gaza: Meri Calvelli

Second Camera in Gaza: Mohammed Abu Safia

Grading: Roberto Allegro

Production's Assistant: Fabrizio Allione

Accountancy: Selene Silvestri

Fixer in Gaza: Mohammed Abu Safia


Festivals and Awards

Nominated for Prix Europa 2020 (18-25 October - Germany)

Selected at 15º DocsMX (08-25 October - Mexico)

Selected at 38º Festival Annecy Cinéma Italien (21-27 September - France)

Selected at 14º SalinaDocFest (18-26 September - Italy)

Winner of the award "Prize of the Russian Guild of Film Critics" at 16º Kazan International Film Festival (04-09 September - Russia)

Winner of the award Cinema AMoRe at 68º Trento Film Festival (27 August - 02 September - Italy)

Selected at at 16º Kino Otok (26-30 August - Slovenia)

Selected at 51º Visions du Réel (17 April - 02 May - Switzerland)

Selected for a Special Event at 60º Festival dei Popoli (02-09 November - Italy)

Selected at Alice Nella Città, parallel section of the Rome Film Fest (17-27 October - Italy)

Winner of the award "Sound Design and Mixing" at Atelier - Milano Film Network 2018  (22 November - Italy)

Winner of the award "Borsa di Sviluppo" at Premio Solinas Documentario per il Cinema 2017 (23 September - Italy)

Winner of the "When East Meets West Award" at the workshop ESoDoc (03 May - 16 September - Norway, Italy)

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