Scene from the film The Apollo of Gaza

The Apollo of Gaza

  • Switzerland
  • Canada
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A statue of Apollo, god of the arts, beauty and divination, is found in Gaza's waters before disappearing under strange circumstances. Soon, the rumours swell around this coveted treasure amongst museum curators and collectors. In this intimate film, both an inquiry and a historical reflection, Nicolas Wadimoff immerses us in the unknown reality of a wounded territory where life nevertheless remains, dignified and rebellious.


  • Original title
    L'Apollon de Gaza
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Nicolas Wadimoff
  • DOP
    Franck Rabel
  • Editing
    Christine Hoffet
  • Music
    Claude Fradette
  • Duration
    79 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Switzerland
    • Canada
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • CPH:DOX 2019
    • Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2019
    • Göteborg International Film Festival 2019
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