Saleh Bakri is a Palestinian actor. He is the son of Mohammed Bakri (an APSA nominee in 2009 for Eid Mila Laila (Laila’s Birthday) and in 2017 for Wajib) and brother to Adam Bakri (an APSA nominee in 2013 for Omar). Saleh broke out with The Band’s Visit (2007), for which he won the Best Supporting Actor Award of the Israeli Film Academy and Jerusalem Film Festival’s Wolgin Award for Most Promising Actor. Other notable credits include Wajib director Annemarie Jacir’s Salt of This Sea (2008) and the title role in Salvo (2013), which won the Critics Week Grand Prize as well as the France 4 Visionary Award at the Cannes Film Festival.

Films

Wajib
2017

Wajib (Duty)

Palestine, Colombia, France, Germany, Norway, Qatar, United Arab Emirates
2017

Wajib (Duty)

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The Band’s Visit
2007

The Band’s Visit (Bikur Hatizmoret)

Israel
2007

The Band’s Visit (Bikur Hatizmoret)

On an ordinary day, the Alexandria Ceremonial Police Orchestra arrives in Israel from Egypt for a cultural event, only find there is no delegation to…

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The Time That Remains
2009

The Time That Remains

Palestine, France, Italy, Belgium, United Kingdom
2009

The Time That Remains

The Time That Remains is a semi-autobiographical film, in four historic episodes, about a family – Elia Suleiman’s family – spanning from 1948, until recent…

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