Holy Air

Hawa Moquaddas

Genre: Comedy
Country: Israel
Year: 2017
Duration: 81 min

Director: Shady Srour
Scenario: Shady Srour

Cast: Shady Srour, Laetitia Eido, Samuel Calderon

Programme selection: 360°

Schedule on the Cinema City festival:
Saturday, Sep 2, 2017 @ 23:45 - Kapija Open Air Cinema


Adam and Lamia are a Christian Arab couple from Nazareth – members of a vanishing minority in the Holy Land. When Lamia gets pregnant, Adam decides it’s time to make it big and provide for his family by entering the biggest local business – religion. He begins to sell… Holy Air.


Shady Srour is an actor, scriptwriter, director and producer for Cinema, Theatre and TV, and a lecturer at the Open University. He has B.A degree from Tel Aviv University in Theater acting and M.F.A in filmmaking from the Academy of Art University. Lately Shady was involved in the film 24 Hours Jerusalem (ARTE) as the Head of Palestinian Filmmakers and the film received the German TV award for documentary. He was the Lead in the Oscar Nominee short film "Ave Maria”, and he finished his First Feature Film "Holy Air".