7 Arab works compete in the new edition of the Golden Globe


Posted in: Thursday January 21, 2021 – 11:19 AM | Last update: Thursday, January 21, 2021 – 11:19 AM

Seven Arab works are competing in the foreign films category in the new version of the “Golden Globe” award, according to “Sputnik” Arabic.

The award ceremony will start on February 28, after the organizers of the ceremony announced in June 2020, the postponement of its date due to the emerging “Corona” virus.

At the time, they said, the ceremony will take place on February 28, while its activities were usually organized during the month of January.

The ceremony will be launched this year amid the easing of the rules of progression to competition, which provided the opportunity for Arab films to have a strong presence in the festival.

The Arab works that will compete in the new version of the “Golden Globe” is the Palestinian film “Between Heaven and Earth”, directed by Palestinian director Najwa Najjar and starring Mona Hawa and Firas Nassar.

The Lebanese film “C-Section”, known commercially as “Brothers with Your Glory,” is directed by David Orian and starring Joseph Assaf, Rami Atallah and Sami Al-Ashi.

And Lebanon has another film in the competition, “Broken Keys”, directed by Jimmy Keyrouz and starring Adel Karam and Sarah Abi Kanaan.

And the Moroccan film “Oliver El Asmar”, directed by Tawfiq Baba and starring Modou Mbou, Hassan Rishoy, Ilham Ogeri and Mohamed Al Kasheer, and it is the same film that won the Best Foreign Film Award in the Brazilian International Festival “DE CINEMA DE ALTER DO CHÃO”.

Sudan is participating in the film “You will die at twenty,” directed by Amjad Abu Al-Ela.

Palestine has the film “200 meters”, written and directed by Amin Nayfeh, who abandoned nursing to cinema, and directed a number of short films and documentaries. Ali Suleiman, Lana Zreik, Samia Al-Bakri, Ghassan Abbas, Nabil Al-Rahi, and Mahmoud Abu Eita

And finally, “The Man Who Sold His Skin”, or “The Man Who Sold His Back,” which tells the story of the escape of a Syrian young man from his country until he reaches Brussels via Lebanon, with the participation of international actress Monica Bellucci and Belgian actor Quinn de Bo.


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