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Amoula's blog from Ramallah

Saturday, May 17, 2008

"Salt of this Sea" Premiere at Cannes and Trailer

!!!!!!!!!مبروك يا اختي

I am so happy and proud of my sister Annemarie! Yesterday her film "Milh Hadha al-Bahr" premiered at the Cannes Film Festival!!!!! Here is a link to the festival page about her film:

And here is a beautiful photo from the site (Photo:Julia Brechler) of them on the stage right before the screening:

The film was supposed to premiere here last week but the Israelis denied my sister entry (see earlier post). That did not stop us from celebrating this momentous occasion with her! We all gathered together here in Ramallah and threw the "RAMALLAH CANNES PARTY (umbilical cord from Ramallah to Cannes)" We all raised our glasses high and got to do a video conference with the Annemarie and some of the cast and crew before they headed off to the red carpet and we spoke to them by phone. We were all together every step of the way.

As soon as the film is scheduled to show here I will post it. In the meantime here is the trailer!


At 7:15 PM, Blogger Jennifer Ramirez-Jasiczek said...

WOW, Emily, you must be so proud. I have kept up with your works through the years but had no idea your sister was equally talented. Congratulations to your sister.


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