Muhi-Generally Temporary

Director: Rina Castelnuovo/Tamir Elterman/
Producer:Medalia Productions
Country / Region:Israel / Germany
Film Introduction
Meet Muhi (Muhammad), a brave and spirited Palestinian boy, and his devoted Muslim grandfather Abu Naim, who for the past seven years have been living in an Israeli hospital. Caught between two homes and two peoples, Muhi is unable to return to Gaza, and is saved and raised by those considered enemies of his people. Muhi's story is a tug-of-war of pressures that challenge identity, religion and the conflict that divides his world.
Film Creator
Rina Castelnuovo, Award winning Israeli photographer, and contract photographer for The New York Times Jerusalem for 23 years. Rina studied arts at the Academia de Belle Arti in Rome. Over 3 decades has been photographing war, peace and crisis in Israel and the Palestinian Authority, including the 1st & 2nd "Intifadas", Lebanon and Gaza wars and assassination of Prime Minister Rabin among others. Her work has been featured in many publications and worldwide exhibitions.
Tamir Elterman is an American documentarian and video journalist. He is a video contributor to The New York Times Jerusalem covering conflict, religion, & culture. In 2014, he directed a documentary about East African asylum seekers for Al Jazeera America. In 2012, he directed a documentary about monopolies and wealth distribution for Univision. He is a graduate of Columbia Graduate School of Journalism with a Masters of Science in broadcast journalism.
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