Feature Documentary

Western Arabs is an intimate portrait, a documentary-hybrid, which follows a Danish/Arabic family over a period of 12 years, the story of a cultural encounter reflected through three generations.


  • Director: Omar Shargawi
  • Producers: Mikkel Jersin, Katrin Pors & Eva Jakobsen (Snowglobe, DK)
  • Co-producer: BALDR Film (NL)
  • Financiers & Funds: Danish Film Institute, Netherlands Film Fund
  • Release: 2019
  • Length: 90 min
  • Dutch Distributor: Cinema Delicatessen