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38 Ratings

West Bank Story

Directed by Ari Sandel
United States, 2005
Musical, Comedy, Short


A musical comedy set in the fast-paced, fast-food world of competing falafel stands on the West Bank. David, an Israeli soldier, falls in love with Fatima, a beautiful Palestinian cashier, despite the animosity between their families’ dueling restaurants.

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West Bank Story Directed by Ari Sandel

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2007 | Winner: Best Short Film, Live Action

Locarno International Film Festival

2006 | Winner: East of the Mediterranean (Silver Pardino - Leopards of Tomorrow)

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