Inch’Allah, a Canadian-French feature film about a young Canadian obstetrician working in a makeshift clinic in a Palestinian refugee camp in the West Bank, has won a special jury prize at the 3rd Beijing International Film Festival.
Quebec director Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette’s film was the only Canadian film in competition at the festival.
Seven other Canadian films presented at the festival in the Panorama section: Deanne Foley’s Beat Down, Jesse James Miller’s Becoming Redwood, Sean Garrity’s Blood Pressure, Micheline Lanctôt’s Pour l’amour de Dieu (For the Love of God), Ghosts With Shit Jobs by directors Chris McCawley, Jim Morrison, Jim Munroe and Tate Young, Jeppe on a Friday by directors Shannon Walsh and Arya Lalloo, and Tara Johns’s The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom.
Inch’ Allah film web site – www.inchallah-lefilm.com/en
CBC News – Canadian co-pro Inch’Allah wins jury prize in Beijing – here
3rd Beijing International Film Festival web site – here