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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

Director: Kate Rouhana
Cinematographer: Mays Shkerat, Muath al-Khatib
Film editor: Mays Shkerat
Producer: Hana Elias
Production supervisor: Malak Zamzam
Translation: Farah al-Sharif

See the other films in this series: 

Behind the Wall
Yearning for Ramadan