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The Heart of Jenin

Das Herz von Jenin

Directed by Leon Geller, Marcus Vetter
Germany, 2008


This is the story of Ahmed Khatib, a Palestinian boy shot by Israeli soldiers. His father decides to donate his son’s organs to Israeli children as a gesture of peace.

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The Heart of Jenin Directed by Leon Geller, Marcus Vetter

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival


Toronto International Film Festival


European Film Awards

2009 | Nominee: European Documentary

Dubai International Film Festival

2008 | Winner: People's Choice Award