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Al Majlis (The Council)


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


Yahya Al Abdullah


Rula Nasser
(The Imaginarium Films)


Omer Nofal
Abdlghany Howytat


Yasmine Mustafa


Yahya Al Abdullah


Yahya Al Abdullah
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