Netflix has released the trailer for Sand Storm, written and directed by Elite Zexner, and Israel’s official submission for the 2017 Foreign Language Film Academy Award.
NAME OF FILM: SAND STORM
DIRECTOR(S): Elite Zexer
STARRING: Lamis Ammar, Ruba Blal-Asfour, Hitham Omari, Khadija Alakel, Jalal Masrwa
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: When their entire lives are shattered, two Bedouin women struggle to change the unchangeable rules, each in her own individual way.
43 Oscar Best Foreign Language Film Submissions to Compete for FIPRESCI Award at Palm Springs Film Fest
The 28th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF), taking place January 2 to 16, 2017, announced the films selected to compete for the FIPRESCI Award in the Awards Buzz section.
27th Stockholm International Film Festival Winners, Bulgarian Director Ralitza Petrova’s GODLESS Wins Best Film
Bulgarian director Ralitza Petrova received the Bronze Horse at the award ceremony of the 27th Stockholm International Film Festival on Friday evening, winning Best Film award for Godless described by the jury as “an astonishing masterpiece.”
200 films from 70 countries will be screened during the 27th edition of the Stockholm International Film Festival taking place November 9 to 20, 2016.
Eighty-five countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 89th Academy Awards®.
The upcoming 57th Thessaloniki International Film Festival will introduce new program sections, discover the filmmakers of tomorrow and welcome the latest works of acclaimed directors
The upcoming 29th Virginia Film Festival taking place in Charlottesville this November 3 to 6, 2016, unveiled a lineup of more than 120 films.
Elite Zexer’s feature directorial debut Sand Storm, an Arabic-speaking family drama about two women within Israel’s Bedouin community, has been selected as Israel’s submission for the 2017 Oscars in the best foreign-language film category.
At the Oldenburg International Film Festival in Germany, the European Film Academy has announced this year’s nominations for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY – Prix FIPRESCI
35 feature films, including 16 World Premieres, by first and second time feature directors from Canada and across the globe, will screen in the 2016 Discovery program of the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival.
The award-winning Israeli drama Sand Storm, winner of the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize – Dramatic prize at this year’s 2016 Sundance Film Festival will be released in the US via Kino Lorber.
The Seattle International Film Festival today announced the winners of the 2016 Golden Space Needle Awards – Audience and Competition Awards, with Captain Fantastic, Gleason, and Girl Asleep winning the top prizes.