‘Omar’ in The Hague

30, 1999






Tonight at 14.00 hrs at Filmhuis Den Haag, The Hague   the fiction film Omar by director Hany Abu-Assad (Paradise Now). Sensitive young baker Omar is used to dodging surveillance bullets while crossing the separation wall to visit his secret love Nadia. When his friends plan an act of retaliation against the Israeli army, the situation escalates and Omar is arrested. Pressed to inform on his friends, he is faced with the tough decision: cave in or stay loyal to his country in the face of oppression and violence.




Omar was officially selected for the Movies that Matter Festival 2014.




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