Aleppo, Magams for Pleasure
Genre: Documentary | Director: Mohamad Malas | Language: Arabic, English subtitles | Length: 52 minutes | Country: Syria | Year: 1999 | Rating: N/A
Sheikh Sabri Mudallal is considered the latest of the Masters of Tarab and reciting in Aleppo, Syria. The troupe (Turath) that he established is considered an oriental orchestra that maintains of singing and reciting in its most originality and purity.
Genre: Comedy, Made for TV | Director: Dror Shaul | Language: Hebrew | Length: 50 minutes | Country: Israel | Year: 1999 | Rating: TV Movie
Mivtza Savta (“Operation Grandma”) is a satirical Israeli comedy about three very different brothers trying to get around many obstacles to bury their grandmother on her kibbutz. The story takes place in Israel, in the fictional kibbutz “Asisim”.
The Wind Will Carry Us
Genre: Drama | Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Language: English | Length: 118 minutes | Country: Iran | Year: 1999 | Rating: NR
Irreverent city engineer Behzad comes to a rural village in Iran to keep vigil for a dying relative. In the meanwhile the film follows his efforts to fit in with the local community and how he changes his own attitudes as a result.