I Signed the Petition

  • Germany
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
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Immediately after a Palestinian man signs an online petition, he is thrown into a panic-inducing spiral of self-doubt. Over the course of a conversation with an understanding friend, he analyses, deconstructs and interprets the meaning of his choice to publicly support the cultural boycott of Israel.


  • Original title
    I Signed the Petition
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Mahdi Fleifel
  • Cast
    Reda Al-Saleh
  • DOP
    Mahdi Fleifel
  • Editing
    Michael Aaglund
  • Sound
    Dario Swade
  • Duration
    11 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Germany
    • Switzerland
    • United Kingdom
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • Visions du Reel 2018
    • Sarajevo Film Festival 2018
    • Hot Doc
    • IDFA 2018
  • Awards
    • Visions du Reel 2018 – Best Short Film
    • Sarajevo Film Festival 2018 – Best European Short
    • IDFA 2018 – Best Documentary Short
    • European Film Awards – Best Short Film Nomination

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