France, 2011, 17 Minute Running Time
Topics: Jewish Interest, Middle East, War
Awards: Cannes - Banlieuz Art
Set in occupied Paris in 1942, this striking live action short tells the little-known true story of a Muslim mosque led by an Imam who saved hundreds of Jewish children from the clutches of the Nazis during WWII.
DIRECTOR: Mohamed Fekrane
Producer: Mohamed Fekrane, Djamel Bourianhi
Editor: Wadi Ladaam
Screenwriter: Mohamed Fekrane,
Cinematographer: Victor Dupuis
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