tel aviv on fire (2018)

100 min - Fiction

After starting as an intern on a famous soap opera show, Palestinian Salam soon gets a promotion as a screenwriter with the help of an Israeli soldier. All goes well for a while until the soldier and the show’s financial backers disagree on how the show should end. That’s when Salam finds himself stuck in the middle with nowhere to go but down!

Director: Sameh Zoabi
Writer: Dan Kleinman, Sameh Zoabi
Country: Luxembourg, France, Belgium
Production: Samsa Film, TS Productions, Lama Films, Artémis Productions

Awards / Nominations:

Orizzonti Award for Best Actor at Venice Film Festival

Interfilm Award for Promoting Interreligious Dialogue at Venice Film Festival


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