Noce en Galilée (عرس الجليل)
The film takes place in a Galilean Arab village ruled by an Israeli military governor, following the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. The village mayor, Muktar, wants to celebrate his son's wedding despite the ongoing curfew. The Israeli military governor initially refuses, but finally allows the wedding to take place on the condition that he and his staff are invited.
Director(s): Michel Khleifi
Michel Khleifi was born in 1950 in Nazareth and lived there until 1970. He moved to Brussels to attend film and theater school INSAS (National Higher Institute of Performance Arts and Broadcasting Techniques). He graduated in 1977 in direction for theater, radio and television. He is the best known of Palestinian directors in Europe. From his very first long feature film, La mémoire fertile (1980), he has chosen to tell the story of the Palestinian people his own way mixing poetic metaphor with documentary discipline.
Actor(s):Mohamad Ali El Akili, Bushra Karaman, Makram Khoury, Yussuf Abu-Warda
Duration: 117 min.
Production:Marisa Films, LPA, Z.D.F.