Israeli-Beduin film 'Sand Storm' to be released in US

The feature length drama centers on the struggles of two Beduin women in southern Israel.

July 25, 2016 11:17
'Sand Storm'

Still from the movie 'Sand Storm'. (photo credit: VERED ADIR)


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Elite Zexner’s Sand Storm, a feature film about the struggles of two Beduin women, will be distributed by the Kino Lorber company.

It will be released in New York in September and then in other locations throughout North America.

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The movie, which stars Ruba Blal (The Bubble, Thirst), Lamis Amar and Hitham Omari (Bethlehem, Mountain), won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival this year in the World Cinema — Dramatic category, as well as the New Directors Competition at the Seattle International Film Festival and the First Look Rotor Film Award at the Locarno International Film Festival, among other awards.

The movie will open throughout Israel later this year.

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