The idol
Hany Abu-Assad (2015)
The film is semi-autobiographical and tells the fictionalised version of the life of Mohammed Assaf. He won the 2013 edition of Arab Idol but originally was a wedding singer in a refugee camp in Gaza.
We follow his life as a young child in 2005 up to 2013, with the culmination of him winning the popular singing competition.
In Arabic with optional English subtitles.
AR FILM 29 (DVD) On Request