Elia Suleiman: ‘The world today has become a global Palestine’

By France24   |   08 December 2019   |   10:14 am  
Elia Suleiman, a famed figure in Palestinian cinema, joins us in the studio as his new film "It Must Be Heaven" hits French cinemas and Paris's Cinémathèque hosts a retrospective of his work. He speaks to Eve Jackson about why Palestinian directors can be funny, how he thinks the press overanalyse his work and why he shows the world as if it were a microcosm of Palestine in his new film.

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