‘In Between’, Fri 23rd March 2018, in Rathanna Hall – 8pm doors open

In Between (Bar Bahar)

Director: Maysaloun Hamoud

CAST: Mouna Hawa, Shaden Kanboura, Sana Jammalieh

103 minutes, Israel, France, 2016, CLUB


Layla, Salma, and Nour – three Palestinian women with Israeli citizenship – share an apartment in the vibrant center of Tel Aviv. Despite being “independent”, each of them struggles with the restrictions imposed on their lives by a blinkered society.

Maysaloun Hamoud’s remarkable feature debut, explores the challenges facing young Arab-Israeli women who must negotiate being “in between” cultures and traditions.



Toronto International Film Festival 2016

San Sebastián International Film Festival 2016



Winner – Best Actress, Israeli Film Academy Awards 2017

Winner – Best Supporting Actress, Israeli Film Academy Awards 2017

Winner – Youth Award, San Sebastian Film Festival 2016




★★★★ “A brave film befitting its brave depiction of women.” – The Irish Times


★★★★ “It’s great fun, with a powerful sense of narrative.” – The Times


“… an elegant, sensitive yet still assured and potent debut effort.” – Screen International


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