May 30, 2023

Kuwaiti short film 'Falafel Cart' selected for Cannes festival

CANNES- Kuwaiti film ‘Falafel Cart’, directed by Abdullah Al-Wazzan, was selected for the 2014 Cannes International Film Festival’s short film corner competition.

In an exclusive statement to KUNA, Al-Wazzan said he was proud to present Kuwait in the renowned film festival, adding that the selection of his film reflected Kuwait’s youth ability to produce internationally recognized films.

00bbe119-85e8-4815-9063-cc9972c50652Falafel Cart is a ten-minute film revolving around an unseen falafel cart owner who regains his passion for cooking after stumbling upon a special flower that holds the essence of his past.

Al-Wazzan affirmed that it was important to support Kuwaiti youth in their ambition to produce films, saying that the Cannes festival was the perfect venue to showcase such talents.

The Cannes International Film Festival began here May 14th and will continue till the 25th of this month. Eighteen films are competing to win the Palme d’Or.-KUNA

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