The Wonderful Kingdom of Papa Alaev
- event type: WOMEX 16 Film Screening
- start date: 20 Oct 2016
- time: 19:30
- city/area: Santiago de Compostela, Galicia
- venue:Praza das Praterías 2 - (Museo das Peregrinacións)
- country: Spain
- event submitted by: Piranha Arts
Directed by Tal Barda and Noam Pinchas
Contact: Tal Barda and Noam Pinchas
Israel/France, 2015 - Produced by Alegria Productions - Producers Christine Camdessus, Serge Gordey, Bruni Burres, Noam Pinchas, Tal Barda - Director of Photography Uri Ackerman - Sound Asher Dahan - Editor Yael Bitton - World Sales Go2Films - Language Hebrew, Russian,Tajik with English subtitles - Duration 74`
A modern-day Shakespearean tale about a famous Tajik musical family, controlled by the charismatic, funny yet overbearing patriarch Papa Alaev. At the age of 80 he is starting to lose his grip on the family business, sending them on a rigid and unsure transition from monarchy to democracy.
Tal Barda and Noam Pinchas, the directors, will be present for a Q&A session after the screening.