Ali Nassar

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Ali Nassar (Arabic: علي نصار‎‎, Hebrew: עלי נסאר‎‎; born 1954) is an Arab-Israeli film director. Nassar was born in the Galilee village of Arraba, and graduated from the University of Moscow in 1981 with a degree in film. Returning to Haifa, he started a theatre group and also worked as a photographer for a daily newspaper.[1]


  • (1993): The Babysitter
  • (1997): The Milky Way[2]
  • (2002): In the 9th Month
  • (2008): Whispering Embers


  1. ^ Gertz, Nurith; Khleifi, George (2008): Palestinian Cinema: Landscape, Trauma, and Memory, Chapter 5: The House and Its Destruction: The films of Ali Nassar. Indiana University Press. pp. 119–133. ISBN 0-253-22007-6.
  2. ^ Song on a Narrow Path: Stories from Jerusalem A Report of Dreams of a Nation - A Palestinian Film Festival by Jared Rapfogel, 2003

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