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Elia Suleiman (born July 28, 1960 in Nazareth) is a Palestinian film director and actor. He is best known for the 2002 film Divine Intervention (Arabic: Yad Ilahiyya), a modern tragic comedy on living under occupation in the Palestinian territories which won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival. July 28 is the 209th day (210th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 156 days remaining. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Nazareth (Arabic الناصرة an-Nāṣirah; Hebrew נָצְרַת, Standard Hebrew Náẓərat, Tiberian Hebrew Nāṣəraṯ) is an ancient town in northern Israel. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Divine Intervention DVD cover Divine Intervention (Arabic: yadun ilahi يد إلهي) is a 2002 film by the Israeli Palestinian director Elie Suleiman, which may be described as a surreal black comedy. ... Arabic (; , less formally, ) is the largest member of the Semitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family (classification: South Central Semitic) and is closely related to Hebrew and Aramaic. ... Tragicomedy (or dark comedy or black comedy) refers to fictional works that blend aspects of the genres of tragedy and comedy. ... The West Bank The Gaza Strip The term Palestinian territories is used by many journalists as a collective name for the West Bank and the Gaza Strip — two territories in Palestine. ... The Palais des Festivals (2000) The Cannes Film Festival (French: le Festival international du film de Cannes or simply le Festival de Cannes) is the worlds most prestigious film festival, first held from September 20 to October 5, 1946 in the resort town of Cannes, in the south of...


Between 1982-1993, Suleiman lived in New York, where he directed two short films. In 1994, Suleiman moved to Jerusalem where he began teaching at Birzeit University. He has also guest lectured in universities around the world. State nickname: The Empire State Official languages English Capital Albany Largest city New York City Governor George Pataki (R) Senators Charles Schumer (D) Hillary Clinton (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 27th 141,205 km² 13. ... Jerusalem and the Old City. ... Birzeit University is a Palestinian university situated in the town of Bir Zeit near Ramallah. ...


In 1996, Suleiman directed Chronicle of a Disappearance, his first feature film. In 2000, he released Cyber Palestine. Chronicle of a Disappearance is a 1996 film by Israeli Arab film director and actor Elia Suleiman, his first feature film. ...


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Elia Suleiman Information (123 words)
Elia Suleiman (born July 28, 1960 in Nazareth) is a Palestinian-Israeli film director and actor.
In 1994, Suleiman moved to Jerusalem where he began teaching at Birzeit University.
Suleiman is part of the nine person jury for the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.
Elia Suleiman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (161 words)
Elia Suleiman (born July 28, 1960 in Nazareth) is a Palestinian film director and actor.
Between 1982-1993, Suleiman lived in New York, where he directed two short films.
In 1994, Suleiman moved to Jerusalem where he began teaching at Birzeit University.
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