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Al Majlis (The Council)

Enjaaz


When a Palestinian primary UNRWA school in the Sukhna area in Jordan announces student council elections, its students are keen to establish a “Majlis” system that addresses inter-student relations as well as student-teacher relationships. Director Yahya Alabdallah (THE LAST FRIDAY, DIFF 2011) works with a narration style that examines the students’ lives and allows spontaneous expression from the subjects. THE COUNCIL is about two students’ journey from the moment the elections are announced until the end of the academic year.

2014 / 80 mins

Genre: Non-fiction

Director

Yahya Al Abdullah

Producer

Rula Nasser
(The Imaginarium Films)
theimaginariumfilms.com

Cast

Omer Nofal
Abdlghany Howytat

Editor

Yasmine Mustafa

DOP

Yahya Al Abdullah

Scriptwriter

Yahya Al Abdullah
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