Jaddoland

A visit back home to Texas prompts the filmmaker to reflect on her mother’s creative life. However, when her Iraqi refugee grandfather arrives on their doorstep, his presence raises deeper questions about belonging and the places the family calls home.  

Nadia Shihab Nadia Shihab
DIRECTOR, PRODUCER

Raised in west Texas by an Iraqi mother and a Yemeni father, Nadia Shihab creates work that explores narratives of place, identity and dislocation to forge new ways of rendering personal and... more»

Talal Al-Muhanna Talal Al-Muhanna
PRODUCER

Talal produces documentaries and features by Arab filmmakers internationally. Past films were funded by Sundance and Cinereach and screened at Directors' Fortnight, IDFA and NYFF. In 2016,... more»

Genre: Documentary