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Cherien Dabis talks about casting herself, the difficult shoot


The writer/director and now actress talks about how she managed to bring out the most delicate of cultural contradictions amidst a difficult shoot, the role of men in a film that spends most of its time with women, and where she's going next.

http://moveablefest.com/moveable_fest/2014/08/cherien-dabis-may-summer .html

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Thank you for posting that link. Interesting interview.

What catches my eye the most was this blurb from her:

I’m working on a bigger budget American romantic comedy right now that’s fully English language and it’s very different than anything I’ve done before, but then I’m also working on a Palestine-based drama that entirely takes place in West Bank and Israel proper and all Arabic language, so they’re two very different projects.


I loved "May In the Summer" and can only hope we'll get to see these new films at some point.

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