THE IDOL: Tues 9th Aug 10.45am

THE IDOL: Tues 9th Aug 10.45am

From two-time Academy Award nominee Hany Abu Assad (Paradise Now, Omar), this is the incredible true story of a young boy in Gaza, Mohammad Assaf, who dreams of one day singing in the Cairo Opera House with his sister, Farrah. Farrah becomes critically ill and leaves Mohammad with a dying wish that someday, he will sing in Cairo. Escaping from Gaza to Egypt against unbelievable odds, Assaf makes the journey of a lifetime to ultimately become the winner of Arab Idol 2013.  Festivals: Toronto, London, Brisbane, Dubai.  

THE IDOL: Tues 9th Aug 10.45am

  • Director: Hany Abu-Assad
  • Year: 2015
  • Run Time: 100mins
  • Country: Palestine