A World Not Ours

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About the Characters

Mahdi Fleifel

Mahdi Fleifel

Filmmaker who lives in Denmark.


Ahmad Mufleh Alaeddine (aka Abu Osama)

Ahmad Mufleh Alaeddine (aka Abu Osama)

Fleifel’s grandfather, who came to Ain el-Helweh at the age of 16; during filming he turned 80.


Bassam (aka Abu Iyad)

Bassam (aka Abu Iyad)

Fleifel’s friend, born in Ain el-Helweh and employed by Fatah.


Saïd Mufleh Alaeddine

Saïd Mufleh Alaeddine

Fleifel’s uncle.