Keswick Film Club - David and Kamal

Friday 24th February 1:00 PM

David and Kamal 

Director: Kikuo Kawasaki Country: USA/Israel
Cert: Year: 2011 Length: 78 mins Language: English/Hebrew/Arabic
David and Kamal

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Score: 57.14% Attendance: 70

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Synopsis

UK Premiere

Kamal is a nine-year old Arab boy living in Jerusalem with his grandfather, mother, and sisters. Everyday he goes to the Old City and tries to sell postcards but he is thwarted by bullies and constantly discouraged by his strict grandfather. David is a Jewish boy, also aged nine, who is in Jerusalem to visit his father, whom he hasn’t seen in years. Thinking that he is carrying a large amount of money Kamal steals from David resulting in a chase in which Kamal escapes. But when David runs into the same bullies that have been targeting Kamal, Kamal rescues him, and another chase begins. Together, the two boys must learn the true meanings of friendship, trust and sacrifice.
Awards include: Best Children’s Film Tiburon; World Cinema Award Best Feature, Washington DC; Best of the Fest, Palm Beach

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