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L’Apollon de Gaza

Centre Culturel Canadien
January 13th, 2020
20:00 - 22:30

L'apollon de Gaza
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In 2013, an ancient statue of Apollo was found off Gaza before disappearing under strange conditions. Counterfeiting or blessing of the gods for a Palestinian people in need of hope and recognition?

Rumours  soon fly while, various local and international players intervene behind the scenes to either preserve the statue or benefit from it.

Shot in Gaza and Jerusalem, The Apollo of Gaza is an archeological thriller that unfolds like an investigative film. It follows the  footsteps of those who dream of thisnational treasure that quickly becomes the object of all greed.

Preview – Released in France on January 15, 2020. The screening will be followed by a debate In the presence of the Director.

By Nicolas Wadimoff
Switzerland, Canada / 2018 / 78 min / Documentary / VOSTF

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Centre Culturel Canadien
130 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris

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