Wedding in Galilee
aka Urs al-jalil First screened in May 2017
Director: Michel Khleifi. Cast: Mohamad Ali El Akili, Nazih Akleh, Anna Achdian, Makram Khoury, Bushra Karaman, Yussuf Abu-Warda, Sonia Amar, Eyad Anis, Waël Barghouti, Juliano Mer-Khamis. Screenplay: Michel Khleifi. Twitter Capsule:
As vibrant as Monsoon Wedding but much more trenchant, as Palestinians in Israeli-occupied land stage a party.
A major calling-card for Khleifi, one of the region's most crucial filmmakers. Complex political ideas, presented via rich aesthetics.