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Khaled Jarrar Nominated for German Film Prize
July 2017
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Khaled Jarrar has been nominated for the 2018 Film Prize of the Robert Bosch Stifung for International Cooperation, a 60,000 Euro award given to emerging Arab filmmakers working in Germany. Issued to German-Arab production teams, this prize aims to support young talent, offering yearlong training in addition to exposure through various outlets in the film industry. 

 

Jarrar is nominated for his latest project, Displaced in Heaven, a documentary film that follows an exiled Palestinian family fleeing Syria. Travelling alongside the family throughout Europe on the trail of migrants, Jarrar documented the hardships and challenges endured by displaced communities who are forced to abandon their homes in search of safety.   

 

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