Khurram H. Alavi, Ayman Jamal | 2017 | United Arab Emirates/Verenigde Arabische Emiraten
A thousand years ago, one boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior is abducted with his sister and taken to a faraway land. There they are thrown into a world where greed and injustice rule all and the rich hold tyranny over the poor.
During the abduction his mother is murdered. Along the way Bilal holds on to his mother's advice to always rely on himself to overcome hardships in life. Bilal’s determination and desire help him to stay strong while enduring the scrutiny of his master Umayyah. Until one day something life changing occurs and Bilal tries to find freedom for himself and his sister.
Inspired by true events, this animation adventure directed by Khurram A. Alavi and Ayman Jamal tells the story of a real hero who has earned his remembrance in time and history. Bilal (2015) won ‘Best Inspiring Movie’ on Animation Day at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, ‘Best Innovative Movie’ at the BroadCast Pro Middle East Award 2016 and was nominated for ‘Best Animated Feature’ Film at the 2016 Asia Pacific Screen Awards.
31 March 2019 12:00
Room : LV5
Language : English