About the film

The story of a forbidden love in Gaza, and the modern re-telling of the Arabo-Islamic romance Majnun Layla.

About the team

Susan Youssef is a filmmaker whose work has screened at venues such as Museum of Modern Art – New York and Sundance Film Festival. Before filmmaking, Susan was a schoolteacher and journalist in Beirut, Lebanon. She was born in Brooklyn, New York.

Habibi is a Cinereach grantee.

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