Uses playful juxtapositions and time-jumping plotlines to make serious points about compassion, generational friction and family dysfunction.
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Sheikh Jackson

An Islamic cleric has a crisis of faith when he hears the news that his childhood idol, Michael Jackson, has died.

Played at

Ahrya Fine Arts, 1.05.18 - 1.11.18
Rated NR This film is subtitled This film is subtitled
Runtime: 90 min
Language: Arabic

Director: Amr Salama
Cast: Ahmad Elfishawy, Ahmed Malek, Amina Khalil, Maged El Kedwany, Mahmoud El Bezzawy
FEATURED REVIEW: Jared Mobarak, The Film Stage
This revolt against duality is behind Amr Salama’s 'Sheikh Jackson' and the young imam (Ahmad El-Fishawi’s Khaled) at its center. He’s just like any other devout follower of Muhammad and leader of Muslim faith upon introduction. He has short hair and a beard, wakes ...