Official competition documentaries
MY LOVE AWAITS ME BY THE SEA : Allemagne, Palestine, Qatar (2013)
Documentary - 90 minutes
Awards and prizes: Jury Prize for Best Feature Length Documentary from Ismailia Film Festival (Egypt), Best Documentary in the International Section from MedFilm Festival (Rome, Italy), Golden Linx Award for Best Feature Documentary from New Directors New Films Festival (Portugal)
Director: Mais Darwazah
Screenplay: Mais Darwazah
Cinematography: Arlette Girardot, Joude Gorani
Sound: Issa Qumsieh
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My Love Awaits by the Sea' is a poetic documentary narrating the story of the director who takes a first time journey back to her homeland, Palestine. She leaves a secluded reality and follows a lover whom she has never met, Hasan, a Palestinian artist who discovers a beautiful and utopian world. Fairytale and reality are woven together raising the question about elusive place, and the need to believe in dreams.
Having worked across the Middle East in architecture, graphic design and television documentaries, Mais Darwazah’s independent film career started by making short experimental films; It Wasn’t a Question of Olives (2001), The Human Puppet (2005), Still Waiting ( 2007) and Aisha’s Journey.