Back
See the trailer

ISRAEL | 81 minutes | 2017

Desperately in need of cash, an Israeli father-to-be decides to bottle and sell “holy air” to religious tourists. In his second feature, Shady Srour examines the everyday life of a modern, progressive family living on the world’s most hallowed ground. Catholics, Muslims and Jews live cheek-by-jowl in a city where the film’s protagonist (played by Srour himself) struggles to find meaning in his existence. A tale of survival and ideology, Holy Air captures the absurdity of the human comedy with finesse, poetry and a finely honed sense of satire.

IN THE PRESENCE OF THE ACTRESS AND THE DIRECTOR
IN COMPETITION

With the support of the CONSULATE GENERAL OF ISRAEL IN MONTREAL

Programs

Thursday October 12, 2017

Program #235
21:00
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 10

Friday October 13, 2017

Program #271
13:15
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 17

Shady Srour

No biography

distribution and credits

  • Screenplay Shady Srour
  • Interpreter Shady Srour, Laëtitia Eïdo, Samuel Calderon

contact

  • New Europe Film Sales

recommended movies

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

Ava (Léa Mysius)

O.V. French | st English

Blindness becomes a trigger for emancipation. A debut film, carried by a promising young actress, that’s a breath of fresh air. Ava, 13, is gradually...

FRANCE | 81 minutes | 2017

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

Honeygiver among the dogs

O.V. Dzongkha | st English

Spirituality and mystery commingle against a Himalayan backdrop in a Bhutanese cinematic oddity that also happens to be directed by a woman, Dechen Roder....

BHUTAN | 81 minutes | 2016

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

House in the Fields

O.V. Berber | st French

South of Marrakech, a community frozen in time is jostled by the socio-political tumult of a country undergoing profound change. The first part of a...

MOROCCO , Qatar | 81 minutes | 2016

x Close

Our newsletter

Stay connected

Sign-up for our newsletter to get all the latest Festival news!

Please fill this field Invalid first name
Please fill this field Invalid last name
Please fill this field Invalid email
Send You'll receive an email soon to confirm your subscription to our newsletter You are already subscribed to the newsletter