Peace after Marriage (Only in New-York)

  • Peace after Marriage (Only in New-York)
Genre : Comedy
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2013
Format : Feature
Running time : 96 (in minutes)

Desperate for companionship, a lonely, young Palestinian-American man agrees to marry an Israeli woman in need of a Green Card, forcing them to re-examine their respective cultural and familial traditions.

Arafat, a thirty year old Arab New Yorker, lives at home with his parents who are desperate to find him a Muslim bride. Horny and lonely, he tries the New York dating scene with zero luck. Then he meets Kenny, a smooth talking single New Yorker who becomes his wingman. According to Kenny the only solution for Arafat is to move out of his parents house. With no money or job, Arafat can't afford to move out. Then Kenny proposes an idea: a Green Card marriage for money! But with an Israeli girl…

A film by Ghazi Albuliwi

Usa/France - 2013 - Feature - 1hr36', Comedy

Starring: Hiam Abbass, Ghazi Albuliwi, Einat Tubi, Hany Kamal, Mark Lucaj, Assaf Cohen, Rachel Feinstein

Writer/Director: Ghazi Albuliwi
Co-Director: Bandar Albuliwi
Produced by: Faruk Özerten
Producers: Hiam Abbass, Alain Peyrollaz, Philip Akoka, Bandar Albuliwi, Ghazi Albuliwi


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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