Director Hany Abu-Assad on The Idol

01 June 2016

Following Oscar nominations for the politically charged films Paradise Now (2005) and Omar (2013), with The Idol Dutch-Palestinian filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad tells a smaller, more hopeful story about life in Palestine, which secured second place in the Warsteiner Audience Award rankings at IFFR this year.

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