Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival (SVJFF)

The Pianist from Ramallah

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Available November 6, 2022 1:00 AM UTC
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This inspiring documentary focuses on four years in the life of Muhammad “Misha” Alsheikh, a talented teenage pianist from Ramallah, who is the son of a Palestinian father and a mother who came from Russia. It takes Muhammad 3 hours to get from his house to a piano lesson with his Jewish-Israeli teacher in Jerusalem. Despite his father’s will that he will become a doctor, Misha tries to fulfill his dream of becoming a professional pianist - and also stay happy.

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  • Runtime
    60 minutes
  • Language
    Arabic, Russian, English
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  • Director
    Avida Livny