Gangster Chocolate


Documentary about Azmi, 56, who was addicted to drugs, ran a prison sentence for drug trafficking, and came out with connections and knowledge that left him in the criminal world for years.
at the end he managed to admit he was addicted, cleared himself of drugs and left the life of crime, began working with different groups such as at-risk or regular youth, anonymous users NA.
The film takes us into the complexity of Arab-Palestinian society in Israel, many of whom fall into the cycle of violence and drugs, and the loss of dreams both collective and individual ones.

Director: Anan Barakat

Producer: Shady Srour


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Production Company: Cinema Virgin
Duration: 60 min.
Date of Release: Feb 2022
Country of Production: Israel

Shooting Format: HD
Language: Arabic
Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Festivals & Awards

  • DocAviv Galil 2022

  • Reel Recovery Film Festival

Involved Broadcasters

Kan - Israeli Public Broadcast Corporation

Involved Institutions and Other Financiers

The New Fund for Cinema and TV


Biography, Children & Youth, Drama Documentary, Human Interest / Social Issues, Personal Stories, Politics, Portrait, Social Issues