Nomination Details

Ceremony Year 2017

Nomination Detail

Saleh Bakri is a Palestinian actor. He is the son of Mohammed Bakri (also nominated in this category for the same film) 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.

The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.

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