THREE PROMISES الوعود الثلاثة

SAVAC Co-presentation with Toronto Palestine Film Festival

THREE PROMISES الوعود الثلاثة
Dir. Yousef Srouji
61 minutes

2023 – Palestine, Lebanon, United States
Canadian Premiere
Arabic with English subtitles

A mother films her family’s life while sheltering from Israel’s attacks during the Second Intifada in the West Bank. Her son revisits this past through this footage, delivering a heart-breaking portrait of the anguish of parents forced to choose between their children’s safety and the emotional upheaval of leaving home.
Past Festivals
Visions du Réel (World Premiere)
Malmo Arab Film Festival (Swedish Premiere)
Camden International Film Festival (U.S. Premiere) – in September 2023