Date/Time
Date(s) - 15/11/2018
21:00

Location
Triskel Arts Centre


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Salam (Kais Nashif) is down on his luck and short of cash. At the behest of his uncle he takes a job as gofer on popular Palestinian soap opera   Tel Aviv on Fire, which means he has to pass through an Israeli checkpoint to reach the television studios. He has a run-in with the commander of the checkpoint, Assi (Yaniv Biton), who reveals particular ideas about what he thinks should happen in the show. An unlikely collaboration begins. Tel Aviv on Fire is a rare, refreshing satirical comedy that addresses Palestinian-Israeli relations in a smart, warm-hearted manner. 

Winner,   Interfilm Award,   Best Film,   Venice Film Festival   2018
Winner,   Venice Horizons Award,   Best Actor,   Kais Nashif,   Venice Film Festival 2018

 

Director:  Sameh Zoabi
Producers:   Patrick Quinet, Bernard Michaux, Miléna Poylo
Screenwriters:   Dan Kleinman, Sameh Zoabi
Main Cast:   Kais Nashif, Lubna Azabal, Yaniv Biton
Country:  Luxembourg, France, Israel, Belgium
Languages:  Arabic, Hebrew (Subtitled)
Colour:  Colour
Year:  2018

Duration:  97 minutes

Tickets:  €10 / €8.50

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