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Idol, The


aka: Ya tayr el tayer
Palestine 2015, 100 minutes
Dir. Hany Abu-Assad
In Arabic, Spanish with English, English subtitles
Genres: Foreign Cinema, Drama, Comedy


“Out of the war rubble emerges one of the most irresistible movies of the year.”~San Francisco Chronicle

Aroview: Comedy-drama based on the true story of an aspiring Palestinian musician who sets about overcoming the extraordinary goal of competing on the TV talent show, "Arab Idol". Recommended for ages 9+ by "Square Eyes".

NZ International Film Festival 2016

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