Directed by David Osit • 2020 • United States
Starring Musa Hadid
David Osit’s thought-provoking documentary is a real-life political saga following Musa Hadid, the Christian mayor of Ramallah, during his second term in office. His immediate goals: repave the sidewalks, attract more tourism, and plan the city’s Christmas celebrations. His ultimate mission: to end the occupation of Palestine. Rich with detailed observation and surprising humor, MAYOR offers a portrait of dignity amid the madness and absurdity of endless occupation while posing a seemingly paradoxical question: how do you run a city when you don’t have a country?