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NARRATIVE SHORT | 12 MIN | 2013

THE CUP READER

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Warde, shamed as a young girl yet renowned in Palestine for her mystical seeing and matchmaking, lives with her sister Jaleleh and reads the fortunes of her clients. Each visitor must make a choice between love and marriage, not having the luxury of both.

Screening in Shorts Program: Skin Deep
Film Information
Year: 2012
Length: 12 minutes
Language: Arabic
Country: Occupied Palestinian Territory
Premiere: World
Cast & Credits
Director: Suha Araj
Screenwriter: Suha Araj
Producer: Lydia Khoury
Editor: Jackie Salloum
Cinematographer: Meg Kettell
Production Designer: Kristine Rumman
Executive Producer: Rumzi Araj
Composer: Julian Cassia
Cast: Samia Bakri, Manal Awad, Faten Khoury, Hanin, Taraby, Yasmine Elias, Hussein Nekleh
Press Contacts

Print Source
Suha Araj
Breaking Bizr Productions
Brooklyn, 11222
Phone: 415 637 9418
suhamaria@gmail.com

Press Contact
Suha Araj
Breaking Bizr Productions
Brooklyn, 11222
Phone: 415 637 9418
suhamaria@gmail.com

US Sales Contact
Suha Araj
Breaking Bizr Productions
Brooklyn, 11222
Phone: 415 637 9418
suhamaria@gmail.com

International Sales Contact
Suha Araj
Breaking Bizr Productions
Brooklyn, 11222
Phone: 415 637 9418
suhamaria@gmail.com

About the Director(s)
SUHA ARAJ’s work as a filmmaker and installation artist explores the displacement of immigrant communities. Her short film I Am Palestine screened at several international festivals and is used as an educational tool. She was selected for IFP’s inaugural Emerging Visionaries program and is a co-founder of DivineCaroline.com, a publishing platform for women.

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