Connecting people through culture


Production Company: a Film by Victoria Schmidt und Alexander Peiler in coproduction with Light Bridge Production

Start: Spring 2018

Director: Victoria Schmidt, Alexander Peiler

Documentary/running time: 44 minutes

Language: German, Arabic, English

Summary: "YALLA BABY!" is a documentary on the encounter of two cultures, on ten German and Palestinian teenagers, who meet in Jenin, Palestine and their dreams and on the burning desire to finally set eyes on the sea.

In summer 2016, in cooperation with Cinema Jenin e.V., Victoria Schmidt, Alexander Peiler together with 4 German teenagers fly to Jenin, Palestine. Here they work together with 6 Palestinian teenagers in a theatre workshop. They retell an old Palestinian tale, travel the West Bank, get to knew the others foreign culture and overcome walls that seemed far too high before.

Cast: students from Palestine and Germany


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