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  • Jacob Burns Film Center 364 Manville Road Pleasantville, NY, 10570 United States (map)

Movie will be followed by a conversation with the director (via Skype)

Neo-noir Emirati feature Zinzana (Rattle the Cage) was handpicked from the infamous American screenplay "Black List". Set entirely in a claustrophobic prison, Majid Al Ansari's first feature Zinzana stars two of Palestine's most thrilling actors as a prisoner and his guard, who try to outwit each other in a high stakes cat and mouse battle to the end.

Director: Majid Al Ansari


  • Nominated Best Film at DIFF 2015 

RT: 96 mins


Gulf News: "Zinzana, the first feature film by Emirati director Majid Al Ansari, is a visual masterpiece."

Variety: "A world-class neo-noir thriller from the United Arab Emirates that should travel far on the global fest circuit and multiple international platforms."

Earlier Event: September 19
Later Event: September 21
Secret Screening 2016