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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 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / 80 mins
Genre: Non-fiction
Programme: Muhr Feature
Premiere: World Premiere
Rating: 12+
Contains: Adult References
Director: Yahya Al Abdullah
Producer: Rula Nasser
Scriptwriter: Yahya Al Abdullah
DOP: Yahya Al Abdullah
Editor: Yasmine Mustafa
Cast: Omer Nofal, Abdlghany Howytat
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