Director Naji Abu Nowar  Discusses  Making Of  Theeb
Aug24

Director Naji Abu Nowar Discusses Making Of Theeb

Close-Up Film caught up with Naji Abu Nowar, director of the recently released Theeb (translating to ‘Wolf’), to discuss some of the difficulties in making a film steeped so heavily in culture, discussing the more universal life lessons to be learned from his debut film and ideas for his next feature. Theeb, set in 1916, is the story of misadventure of a young Bedouin boy who makes a perilous journey across the vast Desert in an...

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Theeb (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Aug14

Theeb (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Dir. Naji Abu Nowar, Jordan/UK/UAE/Qatar, 2014, 100 mins, in Arabic with English subtitles Cast: Jacir Eid-Al-Hwietat, Hussein Salameh Al-Sweilhiyeen, Hassan Mutlag Al-Maraiyeh and Jack Fox   ”The wolf begets a wolf” ‘Theeb’ and its commonest standard Arabic equivalents meaning “wolf” is the titular title of Naji Abu Nowar’s 2014 adventure-thriller, which plays out as a story of brotherhood and loss as a young Bedouin...

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