Holy Air

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    Holy Air

    Directed by

    Israel

    2017

    81 min

    • French
    • English
    • Arabic
    • Hebrew
    • Italian

    Comedy

    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.

    Awards

    • FIPRESCI Award for Best Israeli First Feature - Jerusalem IFF

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Cast
    Shady Srour
    Laëtitia Eïdo
    Shmulik Calderon
    Tareq Copti
    Dalia Okal
    Bian Anteer
    Screenplay
    Shady Srour
    Cinematography
    Daniel Miller
    Editing
    Naaman Bishara
    Sales
    NEW EUROPE FILM SALES
    Production
    TREE M PRODUCTIONS
    Production
    CINEMA VIRGIN

    Press

    A winningly satiric comedy that’s as tenderhearted as it is sly.

    Sheri Linden, The Hollywood Reporter

    A colorful snapshot of modern-day Nazareth.

    Jule Rozite, Tribeca FF

    Shady Srour

    Shady Srour

    Israel

    Shady Srour is a an actor, screenwriter, director and producer for Film, Theatre and TV. He graduated from Tel-Aviv University and from the Academy of Art University. Srour was involved in the film 24 HOURS JERUSALEM (ARTE) and played the Lead in the Oscar-nominated short film, AVE MARIA. His film HOLY AIR screened at Tribeca FF.