When I Saw You
 
 
Directed by Annemarie Jacir, Palestine 2012
98 mins. Arabic dialogue with English sub-titles
 
Summary:
 

Jordan 1967.  Refugees Tarek and his mother search for his missing father.  Deeply-affecting portrait of adolescence amid the chaos of war. Winner of Best Asian Film Award at 2013 Berlin International Film Festival.

 
What the Critics say:
 
"Cinematic poetry, the perfect blend of stunning cinematography, humanly portrayed characters and a story that hits you with an immediate gut reaction, yet colors your dreams and inhabits your thoughts for days to come. Beautiful, groundbreaking and deeply, deeply moving."  (The Huffington Post)