The Awaited Cannon

Screen shot from the film The Awaited Cannon

The Ramadan cannon of Jerusalem


Jerusalem Story

The firing of the Ramadan cannon is a centuries-old tradition in Jerusalem. How did it begin, and what meanings and memories does it evoke for the community?

A Jerusalem Story production

Cinematographer: Mays Shkerat
Film editor: Mays Shkerat
Senior Producer: Kate Rouhana
Producer: Hana Elias
Field Producer: Mays Shkerat
Story Producer: Malak Zamzam
Translation: Farah al-Sharif

See the other films in this series: 

Behind the Wall
Yearning for Ramadan