Awards & Winners

Elia Suleiman

Date of Birth 28-July-1960
Place of Birth Nazareth
(Israel, Northern District)
Nationality Mandatory Palestine, Israel
Also know as إيليا سليمان, Elia Suleiman, Elia Szulejman
Profession Actor, Film Director, Screenwriter, Film Producer, Educator
Elia Suleiman, is a Palestinian film director and actor of Rûm Greek Orthodox origin. He is best known for the 2002 film Divine Intervention, a modern tragic comedy on living under occupation in Palestine which won the Jury Prize at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival. Elia Suleiman's cinematic style is often compared to that of Jacques Tati and Buster Keaton, for its poetic interplay between "burlesque and sobriety".

Awards by Elia Suleiman

Check all the awards nominated and won by Elia Suleiman.


Cannes Jury Prize
Honored for : Divine Intervention
Screen International Award
Honored for : Divine Intervention

Nominations 2002 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Screen International Award Divine Intervention