Write Down, I’m An Arab
Director: Ibtisam Mara'ana Menuhin
Runtime: 73 minutes
Release Year: 2014
Language: Hebrew, Arabic
An intimate portrait of the Palestinian national poet Mahmoud Darwish, from an unexpected perspective: the women who influenced his work. Darwish’s tumultuous life story is brought to screen by an Israeli-Jewish lover, his first wife, personal interviews, and rare archival material. Through these components, the film aims to understand Darwish’s inspiration for some of his most provocative songs, and the passion behind his work.