GAZA-WEEKEND

A Gaza Weekend

United Kingdom, Palestina/2022
Basil Khalil

Synopsis

Israel is cut off from the rest of the world after the outbreak of a deadly virus. Gaza is the safest place now, and Israelis are desperately trying to seek refuge there, including British journalist Michael and his Israeli girlfriend, Keren. The couple find themselves stuck in a basement in Gaza, with their lives in the hands of two hapless Palestinian market traders.

Режија / Director
Basil Khalil
Сценарио / Screenplay
Daniel Ka-Chun Chan
Basil Khalil
Директор фотографије / Director of Photography
Eric Raphael Mizrahi
Lasse Ulvedal Tolbøll
Монтажа / Film Editing
Victoria Boydell
Shahnaz Dulaimy
Продуцент / Producer
Amina Dasmal
Продукцијска кућа / Production Company
Alcove Entertainment
British Film Institute (BFI)
Film4
Улоге / Cast
Stephen Mangan
Mouna Hawa
Adam Bakri
Трајање / Duration
90’
Basil Khalil
Director's Biography
Basil Khalil

Basil Khalil is an Academy Award & Palme d’Or nominated writer and director of Palestinian British-Irish heritage. His Oscar nominated short film Ave Maria (2015) was described by the

New York Times as: The Middle Eastern answer to “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” The film premiered in official competition at the Cannes Film Festival before going on to screen at more than 300 festivals and winning 35+ awards. At Kustendorf 2016, the film was awarded the Vilko Filač Award for the best cinematography. Gaza Weekend (2022) marks his debut feature film.