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A scene from "The Time That Remains”
“The Time That Remains” is a 2009 semi-biographical drama film written and directed by Palestinian director Elia Suleiman. The film stars Ali Suliman, Elia Suleiman, Saleh Bakri and Samar Qudha Tanus.
It gives an account of the creation of the Israeli state from 1948 to the present. Suleiman participated in the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, as his new film competed in the official selection category.
The Time That Remains was also screened at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival. In November 2009, the film won the Jury Grand Prize (with About Elly) at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards.
The film won the Critics Prize of the Argentinean Film Critics Association at Mar del Plata International Film Festival.
On this occasion, viewers will have a chance to to talk with Mr. Saadi Salama, Palestinian Ambassador to Vietnam.
Saadi is a professor who undertook various diplomatic positions in other countries since the 1980s until he embarked on his ambassadorship in Vietnam in late 2009.