IBN ALWADI – Son of the Valley

Full Name in English IBN ALWADI
Full Name in Arabic ابن الوادي
Running Time 16 min
Country of Production Jordan
Date of Production 2023

Only 400 meters from the Jordan-Palestinian border, Palestinian refugee and farmer, Mohammad lives on his date plantation. Every night he can see the lights from his birthplace Jericho, which he has been unable to call home for 56 years. From the bottom of his empty farm pool, Mohammad reflects on recent violence in Palestine, as well as the politics of water and its immediate consequences in the Jordan Valley.

Director Name Maite Cintrón Cordero
About the director

Maite Cintrón Cordero
Costa Rican masters student of Nordic Urban Planning at Roskilde University. Urban Studies BA Graduate from Leiden University.