The Idol

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Showings

St. Anthony Main Theatre 1 Sat, Apr 9, 2016 7:00 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Wed, Apr 20, 2016 7:10 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$13.00
Members:$10.00
Student (Box Office Only):$7.00
Child (12 & Under):$7.00
Film Info
Original Title:Ya Tayr el Tayer
Guest Attending:Yes
Premiere Status:Regional Premiere
Programs:- Special Presentations
- inFLUX
Tags:Music
Biography
Social Justice
True Story
Coming-of-Age
Voice Category:Take Me Away
Release Year:2015
Runtime:95 min
Festivals & Awards:UNESCO Award - Asia Pacific Screen Awards
Country/Region:Palestine
UK
Qatar
Netherlands
United Arab Emirates
Language:Arabic
(with English subtitles)
Website:OFFICIAL WEBPAGE
Print Source:Adopt Films
Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xF0Fh3WU5LI
Cast/Crew
Director:Hany Abu-Assad
Producer:Ali Jaafar
Amira Diab
Cinematographer:Ehab Assal
Screenwriter:Hany Abu-Assad
Sameh Zoabi
Editor:Eyas Salman
Composer:Habib Shehadeh Hanna
Principal Cast:Qais Atallah
Hiba Atallah
Ahmad Qassim
Abdalkarim Abu Baraka
Tawfeek Barhom
Saber Shreim
Ahmed Al Rokh
Nadine Labaki
Filmography:Omar ('13)
The Courier ('12)
Paradise Now ('05)

Description

Director Hany Abu-Assad Attending the April 9 screening

This uplifting biopic from acclaimed Palestinian filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad (Omar, Paradise Now) follows Mohammed Assaf, a wedding singer from Gaza who became a global sensation after participating in the Arab Idol competition in 2013. In the wake of tragic events in Palestine, Mohammed has a chance to change his life and give a voiceless people the greatest feeling of all: the freedom to love, to live and to feel free.

THIS SCREENING HAS SOLD OUT ON APRIL 9. GO RUSH! A Rush Line forms when advance tickets are no longer available for a film screening. Each venue will have its own Rush Line. Patrons waiting in the Rush Line may have the opportunity to purchase unclaimed tickets on a first-come first-served basis. Rush Tickets to Premium Screenings will be priced those screenings’ General Admission price. 6-Packs cannot be redeemed for Rush tickets.


Press

"A rare feel-good story from Palestine, skillfully assembled." - Hollywood Reporter


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