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by Omar Shargawi


The documentary is an intimate portrait of a Danish-Arabic family through good and bad over a period of 12 years. The father is Palestinian, the mother Danish and their three sons are the result of a cultural encounter which manifested upon the arrival of the first immigrants coming to Denmark in the 1960s and 70s.

international title: Western Arabs
original title: Western Arabs
country: Denmark, Netherlands
sales agent: Rise and Shine World Sales
year: 2019
genre: documentary
directed by: Omar Shargawi
film run: 76'
release date: DK 3/04/2019, NL 25/04/2019
film editing: Thomas Papapetros
music: Anders Christensen
producer: Eva Jakobsen, Katrin Pors, Mikkel Jersin
co-producer: Frank Hoeve, Katja Draaijer
production: Snowglobe, BALDR Film
backing: Danish Film Institute (DK), Netherlands Film Fund (NL), Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DK)
distributor: DOXBIO, Cinema Delicatessen

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