The film “Setback of the Spirit”, directed by Sa’ed Arouri, portrays the Palestinian cause through the life of a ‘Jeddeh’, a grandparent that finally returns with her grandson to one of the Palestinian cities after the demise of the occupation. She finds her home exactly as she left it. Her memory takes her back to 1967 where she remembers the last moments she spent in the house. In these memories she finds something completely unexpected. Setback of the Spirit stars Ishaq Ilias, Nibal Al Awadi and Monther Khaleel Mostafa . Story and production by Laura Haddadin, dramatic treatment by Rifqi Assaf. Ahmad Saif as the Director of Photography and Ahmad Hamaydeh as the Art Director. Set design by Natalie Soumbouloglou.
Filmmaker,professional video editor, storyteller and trainer in the media field with more than 17 years of experience in production and education, Sa’ed is expert in documentary some of them takes international awards, he worked on 80 documentary short films, 5 long films for Al Jazeera channel during 2006 to 2010 after this he Co-Directed and Editing on the First Adventure series in Middle East ‘Ethiopia on steps’ witch 10 Episodes, ‘ Indonesia and discovering the Unknown’ with 5 Episodes has more than 25 Millions Views on YouTube.
Sa’ed Works Directed a documentary film ‘Violence on University’ for Al Jazeera channel in 2014.
Sa’ed worked as Video Editing Trainer, Directing Documentary Films instructor in SAE – Amman within 2014 to 2017 and Video Editing Trainer FMD workshops in RFC Amman in 2018 and Editing workshop in 2020.