Tala'vision

Director: Murad Abu Eisheh
Rights:
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Won Golden Medal at Student Academy Awards
The first time for a medium-length film to win two awards at Max Ophuls Film Festival in Germany
Scooped over 15 awards at prestigious international film festivals
Granted by The Jordan Film Fund in its fourth cycle
Selected to take part within Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Market.
In 2021, The Oscars announced the film among a short list of 15 films for its Live Action Short Film Category.
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2020/ Germany, Jordan28 min/ Drama, War
Original Title
Tala’vision
SYNOPSIS
Trapped in a war ridden reality, eight-year-old Tala finds solace and freedom in a forbidden television. However, the secret TV becomes a matter of life and death.
CAST
Aesha Balasem
Ziad Bakri
Khalid Al Tarifi
CREW
Screenwriter: Murad Abu Eisheh
DOP: Philip Henze
Editor: Quirin Grimm
Producers: Philipp Maurice Raube
Esther Busch
Gabriel Waldvogel
Jude Kawwa
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Production Company(ies)
Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Tabi360
Producer(s)
Philipp Maurice Raube
Esther Busch
Gabriel Waldvogel
Jude Kawwa
film festivals
First Steps Awards, Germany
Max Ophüls Prize Film Festival, Germany
Rhode Island International Film Festival, USA
Bundesfestival Junger Film
Portland Film Festival, USA
FLICKFAIR Film Festival, USA
Boulder International Film Festival, USA
Paris Short film Awards, France
Cinemaiubit, Romania
Moskow Short Film, Russia
Indie Short Awards Cannes, France
Short to the point, USA
Hummingbird International Film Festival, India
ENERGA CamerImage, Poland
Red Sea International Film Festival, Saudi Arabia
Student Academy Awards, USA
Biberacher Filmfestspielen, Germany
Festival Tous Courts, France
Portland Independent Filmfestival, USA
Zlín International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Czechia
German Camera Award
film awards
Michael Ballhaus Prize – First Steps Awards, Germany
Max Ophüls Jury prize for best mid-long film at Max Ophüls Prize Film Festival, Germany
Max Ophüls Audience prize at Max Ophüls Prize Film Festival, Germany
1st Prize for a Live Action Short Film at Flicker's Rhode Island International Film Festival
Best Film at Cinemaiubit, Romania
Best Director and Best Screenplay at Moskow Short Film, Russia
Best Short, Best Male Director and Best Cinematography at Indie Short Awards Cannes, France
Best Drama at Short to the point, USA
Silver Tadpole at ENERGA CamerImage, Poland
Best Short Film at Red Sea International Film Festival, Saudi Arabia
Golden Medal at Student Academy Awards, USA
Best Medium Length at Biberacher Filmfestspielen, Germany
Prix du Jury Jeune and Prix Lieux Fictifs at Festival Tous Courts, France
Jury Award in the Live-Action Category at Zlín International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Czechia
Best Cinematography at German Camera Award