Sheikh Jackson (2017)
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Synopsis
The events of the film take us back to June 25, 2009, as the news of Michael Jackson's death took the world by storm affecting many, especially a preacher who is dubbed "Jackson" during his school days. But, what does a preacher have in common with the King of Pop? More importantly, can he now go back to his normal life, or will his memories and relationships with his loved ones raise the most prominent question in his mind? Is he the Sheikh, Jackson, or both?

Genre: Drama
Starring: Ahmad Al Fishawy, Maged ElKedwany, Ahmed Malek, Mahmoud El Bezawy, with guest stars Amina Khalil, Dorra Zarrouk, Basma, Yasmine Raeis
Written by: Amr Salama, Omar Khaled
Directed by: Amr Salama
Produced by: Film Clinic, The Producers, iProductions
Festivals
World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival
El Gouna Film Festival
BFI London Film Festival
Carthage Film Festival (JCC)
Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF)
Arab Cinema Week in New York
Fifej - Festival International du Film pour l'Enfance et la Jeunesse, Sousse
MONA Film Festival
CinemAfrica Film Festival
Awards
Best Actor (Ahmad Al Fishawy) at Mediterranean Film Festival of Annaba (FAFM)
Two awards at the Egyptian Cinema Film Association Festival; Best Actor award (Maged El Kedwany) and Best Supporting Actor award (Ahmed Malek)

Academy Awards:
Egypt's official submission to the Academy Award for Best Foreign-Language Film 2018
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