release date October 03 2021
Lovesick in the West Bank by Director Said Zagha, World Premieres at The Urbanworld Film Festival (Sept 29- Oct 3)
Palestinian short film Lovesick in the West Bank, directed by Said Zagha and starring Ali Suliman, will land its world premiere at The Urbanworld Film Festival (September 29th – October 3rd) in New York.

The film features a Palestinian family hosts a young American tourist after a simple misunderstanding. But as chaos unfolds in their village, it doesn't take too long for them to become part of the absurd mayhem that immediately ensues.

Written and directed by Said Zagha, the film is produced by Mais Salman (Nomadic Film House), and features a stellar Arab cast, including Ali Suliman, Nisreen Faour, Laith Zuaiter, and Nabil Koni. MAD Solutions handles the film’s distribution in the Arab world.

Palestinian writer-director Said Zagha finished his undergraduate studies at Ohio's Kenyon College in 2011. His 2016 short dramedy "Five Boys and a Wheel" went on to play at 40+ fests worldwide, winning three awards in Mexico, Oman, and Algeria. It is distributed by MAD Solutions and is currently streaming on OSN. Currently he is working on his first feature film, "Weedestine" a heist thriller set in the West Bank, which has received a production grant from the Royal Film Commission of Jordan.