10 Wheels (Gaza 2013)


“How can I buy that toy-truck? 

I need that truck to remember papa. 

I know. I’m going to sell all the books of Grandfather.”

A group of boys set up a market and try to get people to buy books in order to replace the toy truck…
a memory from Father. A crazy comedy made by a group of funny and fun-filled boys.
From the Bahrain Preparatory Boys School.

Directed by Ashraf Al Afifi

Based on Improvisations from the participating boys.

Assistant Director-in-Training – Sami Abu Skeil

The Players

Hamza Al Amoudi – The Grandson
Eyad Al Khaldi – The Guard
Mou’men Al Maghari –  Seller of Jewellery Accessories
Rajab Abed – Seller of Umbrellas
Mohammed Al Haddad – Seller of Hair Accessories
Muhannad Hassanein – Seller of Purses
Yusif Al Qurom – Seller of Garbage
Suhaib E’riqat – Seller of Tea
Ahmed Abu Aisha – Son of a Shop Owner
Rami Al Haddad – Shop Owner
Mu’taz Hassan – Garbage Collector
Ahmed Skaik – University Student 1
Ahmed Harara – University Student 2
Omar Al Dadah – University Student 3
Mohammed Al Azaiza – University Student 4
Mahmoud Al Hindi – The Beggar

Artistic Supervision
Jan Willems, Rafat Al Aydi, & Mohammed Al Hessi

Administrative & Technical Support
Amal Abu Dawoud, Maryam Enaia, Rania Al Shawwa, Rawia Mustaha, Henriette Araman, Jackie Lubeck  & Francis Tams, Riyad Al Akhrass, Ahmed Qdada, Ashraf Sirhan, & Muhsen Abu El Kheer