World Premier at Toronto International Film Festival, 2015
BFI London Film Festival, UK, October 2015
Palestine Film Festival, Australia, November 2015
Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival, Australia, November 2015
Dubai International Film Festival, UAE, December 2015
Based on the incredible true story of Mohammed Assaf.
A young boy in Gaza, Mohammad Assaf, dreams of one day singing in the Cairo Opera House with his sister and best friend, Farrah. One day, Farrah collapses and is rushed to the hospital where it is discovered that she needs a kidney transplant. Farrah leaves Mohammad with a dying wish that someday, he will sing in Cairo. Escaping from Gaza to Egypt against unbelievable odds, Assaf makes the journey of a lifetime. From two-time Academy Award nominee Hany Abu-‐Assad, comes this inspirational drama based on the incredible true story of Mohammad Assaf, winner of ARAB IDOL 2013.