Screening date:21-10-2015 -- 18:30
Under the Same Sun
The film is set in the near future, and it looks back at the story of two businessmen - one Palestinian and one Israeli - who struggle to set up a solar energy company. Both come from societies where there is strong opposition to cooperating with the other, and the film tells how they overcome hostility from within their own families and from the people around them.In the end, they mount a Facebook campaign that impacts both their joint venture and ultimately changes the political map.
Production: Amir Harel (Lama Films), John Marks, Ayelet Kait
Contact: Ayelet Kait
Director: Sameh Zoabi
Editing: Eyas Salman
Cinematography: Benjamin Chiram
Music: Hilal Zaher
Cast: Yossi Marshak, Ali Suliman, Lucy Aharish, Bassem Loulou, Noa Barkai, Eliana Schejter, Yoav Hayt
Fiction – 84'
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Sameh Zoabi was born in 1975 in Iksal, a Palestinian village near Nazareth. A graduate in English literature and cinema from Tel Aviv University, he then earned a scholarship to study at Columbia University in New York, where he obtained an MA in Fine Arts.
2010: Man Without a Cell Phone
2006: Be Quiet (short)