The Last Days of Yasser Arafat


1h 17m 2006

Brief Synopsis

In September 2003, Palestinian-Australian filmmaker, Sherine Salama tried everything, to get an interview with Yasser Arafat. As Salama ingratiates herself with Arafat's aides and minders, lobbies officials and recruits her own Palestinian friends, she builds a compelling detail of daily life in the

Film Details

Release Date
2006
Production Company
Screen Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 17m

Synopsis

In September 2003, Palestinian-Australian filmmaker, Sherine Salama tried everything, to get an interview with Yasser Arafat. As Salama ingratiates herself with Arafat's aides and minders, lobbies officials and recruits her own Palestinian friends, she builds a compelling detail of daily life in the compound. In October 2004, she filmed the last interview given by Yasser Arafat. A month later he died.

Film Details

Release Date
2006
Production Company
Screen Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 17m

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Released in United States 2007

Released in United States April 2007

Released in United States November 2006

Shown at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival (World Showcase) April 19-29, 2007.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival (Documentaries) April 26-May 10, 2007.

Released in United States 2007 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival (Documentaries) April 26-May 10, 2007.)

Released in United States April 2007 (Shown at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival (World Showcase) April 19-29, 2007.)

Released in United States November 2006 (Shown at AFI/Los Angeles Film Festival (World Cinema) November 1-12, 2006.)