Love During Wartime

Love During Wartime

'a heartbreaking and unusually intimate account of a relationship impeded by geopolitics.' The Atlantic

Tribeca Film Festival
CPH:DOX
Göteborg International Film Festival

The recently married couple Jasmin and Assi are forced to live separated. She lives in Berlin, he in Ramallah. They want desperately to make a life together but it proves to be an impossible task. When an Israeli marries a Palestinian they are beyond security offered to other members of society at every turn they are faced with a Catch 22 situation. Israeli bureaucracy filled with suspicion and a menacing Palestinian society makes their life a nightmare.

Sweden - 2010 - 1h 32m
Directed By: Gabriella Bier
Written By: Gabriella Bier
Starring: Jasmin Avissar, Osama Avissar

Love During Wartime
  • Love During Wartime

    The recently married couple Jasmin and Assi are forced to live separated. She lives in Berlin, he in Ramallah. They want desperately to make a life together but it proves to be an impossible task. When an Israeli marries a Palestinian they are beyond security offered to other members of society a...

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    Tribeca Film Festival
    CPH:DOX
    Göteborg International Film Festival

    The recently married couple Jasmin and Assi are forced to live separated. She lives in Berlin, he in Ramallah. They want desperately to make a life together but it proves to be an impossible task. When an Israeli marries a Palest...

  • Curator's Note - "Love During Wartime"

    "I love when a film uses a relationship to explore a larger issue."
    ~Melissa