Faya Dayi (2021)

JESSICA BESHIR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB Ethiopia/USA/Qatar, 2021. Doha Film Institute, Flies Collective, Ford Foundation – Just Films, Merkhana Films, Neon Heart Productions, The Jerome Foundation, The Open Society Foundation, XTR. Screenplay by Jessica Beshir. Cinematography by Jessica Beshir. Produced by Jessica Beshir. Music by Adrian Aniol, William Basinski, Kaethe Hostetter. Film Editing by…

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Huda’s Salon (2021)

HANY ABU-ASSAD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB Egypt/Netherlands/Occupied Palestinian Territory, 2021.  H & A Productions, Cocoon Films, Doha Film Institute, Film-Clinic, KeyFilm, Lagoonie Film Production, MAD Solutions, Philistine Films. Screenplay by Hany Abu-Assad. Cinematography by Ehab Assal, Peter Flinckenberg. Produced by Hany Abu-Assad, Amira Diab, Maher Diab, Shahinaz el Akkad, Alaa Karkouti. Music by…

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The Cave (2019)

FERAS FAYYAD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5 Denmark/Germany/France/United Kingdom/USA/Qatar/Syria, 2019. Danish Documentary Production, National Geographic, TV2 Danmark, Sudwestrundfunk, Doha Film Institute, Sun Yat-Sen Cultural Foundation, International Media Support, Det Danske Filminstitut, Docs Up Fund, Normandy for Peace, Ma.Ja.De Filmproduktion, Hecat Studio, Madam Films. Screenplay by Alisar Hasan, Feras Fayyad. Cinematography by Mohammad Eyad, Samer…

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Capernaum (2018)

NADINE LABAKI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  Lebanon/France/USA, 2018.  Mooz Films, Cedrus Invest Bank, Sunnyland Film, Doha Film Institute, KNM Films, Boo Pictures, The Bridge Production, Louverture Films, Open City Films, Les Films des Tournelles, Clandestino Films.  Screenplay by Nadine Labaki, Jihad Hojeily, Michelle Keserwany, in collaboration with Georges Khabbaz, Khaled Mouzanar.  Cinematography by…

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The Salesman (2016)

ASGHAR FARHADI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  Original title:  Forushande Iran/France, 2016.  Arte France, Arte France Cinema, Doha Film Institute, Farhadi Film Production, Memento Films Distribution, Memento Films Production.  Screenplay by Asghar Farhadi.  Cinematography by Hossein Jafarian.  Produced by Asghar Farhadi, Alexandre Mallet-Guy, Olivier Pere.  Music by Sattar Oraki.  Production Design by Keyvan Moghaddam.  Costume Design by Sara Samiee.  Film Editing by Hayedeh…

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Divines (2016)

HOUDA BENYAMINA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   France/Qatar, 2016.  Easy Tiger, France 2 Cinema, France Televisions, Centre National De La Cinematographie, Fonds Images de la Diversité, Cofinova 11, Region Ile-de-France, La Fondation Gan pour le Cinéma, Agence Nationale pour la Cohésion Sociale et l’Egalité des Chances, Commission Images de la Diversité, Doha Film Institute, Procirep, Angoa-Agicoa, Netflix.  Screenplay…

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Mustang (2015)

DENIZ GAMZE ERGUVEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Turkey/France/Qatar/Germany, 2015.  CG Cinéma, Vistamar Filmproduktion, Uhlandfilm, Bam Film, Kinology,Canal+, Cine+, ZDF/Arte, Eurimages, Turkish Culture Ministry, Centre National De La Cinematographie, Filmforderungsanstalt, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Doha Film Institute.  Screenplay by Deniz Gamze Ergüven, Alice Winocour.  Cinematography by David Chizallet, Ersin Gok.  Produced by Charles Gillibert.  Music by Warren Ellis.  Production Design by Serdar…

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