Ave Maria

About

Five nuns in the West Bank have their daily routine of silence disrupted when a Jewish family comes knocking at their door for help.

Screens with

2016 Program

Year

2015

Country

Palestinian Territory
France
Germany

Runtime

14 min

Genre

Narrative

Credits

Director

Basil Khalil

Producers

Eric Dupont
Eric Fantone

Composer

Jamie Serafi

Cinematographer

Eric Mizrahi

Editor

Basil Khalil

Art Director

Bashar Hassuneh

Set Decorator

Rabia Salifiti

Costumes

Chris Issa

Makeup

Rasha Suleiman

Artist Bio

Award winning director Basil Khalil was born and raised in Nazareth, to a Palestinian father and British mother.  After studying for an MA at Screen Academy Scotland, in Edinburgh, Basil worked on a number of television productions in London.  In 2011, Basil was featured by SCREEN International Magazine as one of the “top 10 Arab filmmakers to watch.”  Basil currently resides in London where he is developing his debut feature screenplay.