“Eyes of a Thief” (2014), a thriller, was Palestine's nomination to the Best Foreign film category at the 2015 Academy Awards. Najjar came to AU to screen the film last fall.
Najjar has an amazing track record that spans fiction and documentary. Propelled by her passion about both the art of filmmaking and the stories she tells, her films have won many international awards and garnered critical acclaim. Her award-winning debut film “Pomegranates and Myrrh” screened at more than 80 festivals. SOC recently spoke to Najjar about her inspiration, her upcoming project, “Son of a Very Important Man,” and how her time at AU School of Communication impacted her as a filmmaker. Full interview