2h 7min   |   English   |  4KHD

 

Producer: Warren Sulatycky  

Co-Producer: Caitlyn Sponheimer

Director: Warren Sulatycky

Writer: Warren Sulatycky

Starring: Aixa Kay, Greg Ellwand, Melody Mokhtari, Ahmed Muslimani, Caitlyn Sponheimer, Toni Ellwand, Ryan Northcote

Jasmine Road (2020)

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In the rural western cowboy town of Red River Alberta, Mac Bagley (a recently widowed rancher in his sixties) opens up his home to a Syrian refugee family.

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In the rural western cowboy town of Red River Alberta, Mac Bagley (a recently widowed rancher in his
sixties) opens up his home to a Syrian refugee family.

 

Withstanding some opposition in the conservative town, Layla (a journalist and Arabic Ice Cream Booza-maker from Aleppo), her young daughter/magician
Heba, and Salem (Layla's adult gay brother) struggle to gain to new footing in a new land.

An Alberta/Ontario co-production with financing from Telefilm Canada, Alberta Media Fund, Ontario Creates, and CAVCO Tax Credits.

Offical Selections

Edmonton International Film Festival laurel
Calgary International Film Festival laurel
EIFF Best Canadian Feature laurel
Calgary Arab Film Nights laurel