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Ajyal Film Festival 2018

All Films

Elvis of Nazareth (Elvis de Nazareth)

Arab Short Film Competition

Rani Massalha / Short Narrative / Palestine / 2011 / 16 min / Colour / HDCAM
In Arabic / English subtitles
Interests: Comedy, Drama, Music, Adventure
World Premiere
Rated: Mature subject matter. Not suitable for minors. Individuals under the age of 18 are not admitted into cinemas.

Screenings

  • Playing in: Arab Shorts Comp 2
  • Fri, Oct 28, 08:00 PM, ()
    Tickets sales closed
  • Sat, Oct 29, 04:30 PM, ()
    Tickets sales closed

Synopsis

A street boy of Nazareth develops a friendship with a 72 year-old man who imagines himself as Elvis.

About the Directors

Rani Massalha started working in cinema with Misr Internationall Films in Cairo (Yussef Shahin & Co) as a production assistant, and later as an assistant for Rachid Bouchareb ("Outside the Law") and the directors Hiner Saleem and Bruno Dumont. Rani is currently developing a feature, "Giraffada", as a co-writer, co-producer and director with MACT Productions and Antoine de Clermont Tonnerre (president of UNIFRANCE), and additiion to two original scripts.

Credits

Director
Rani Massalha
Screenwriter
Rani Massalha, Thomas Brunot
Producer
Antoine de Clermont-Tonnerre
Editor
Eyas Salman
Co-Producer
Ehab Assal, Rani Massalha
Music
Benjamin Grospiron
Cinematographer
Ehab Assal
Cast
Khalil Haddad, Maisem Masri, Ahmed Bayatra, Rohy Ayadi, Tarek Copty

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