Bilal movie finds new fans in UN

After receiving praise in the United Nations' premiere, Bilal steps foot in Turkey
Bilal's UN premiere at New York.
Bilal's UN premiere at New York.


After its success in the Middle East region, Barajoun Entertainment's Bilal has shined in a private premiere in the United Nations' headquarter which took place in March, and is now set for its Turkey premiere.

The UN premiere was attended by official representatives, Hollywood stars and media correspondents, along with the film’s director and producer Ayman Jamal, co-scriptwriter Alex Kronemer, and Saudi Arabia’s representative in the UN -HE Ambassador Abdallah AlMouallimi.

The screening was followed by a panel discussion in which AlMouallimi expressed his extreme happiness for the opportunity of having Bilal screened at the UN.

He said: “Bilal movie came at a time when we are in a desperate need for such humanitarian message. I am very proud to attend a movie of such quality, directed by a Saudi director and fully produced in Dubai, which made a strong global impact like this.”

After the remarkable success of the movie in the UN, Turkish dubbed Bilal will be premiered over 300 cinema theatres in Turkey on 26 May 2017.

The event will be attended by Turkish actor Engin Altan Düzyatan who provides the voice of the main character Bilal. He is also the leading actor in Turkish series, Resurrection Ertugrul, a historical series that displays the biography of Ertugrul, the father of Osman I and the founder of the Ottoman Empire.

Other voice casts features Hakan Vanlı in the role of Umayya, Tamer Karadağlı in the role Hamza, Ayhan Kahya in the role of Abu Bakr, Volkan Severcan in the role of Okba and Kemal Ayyıldız in the role of Saad.

Jamal said: “I am very happy to get another chance to spread the values ​​of equality, social justice, freedom and dignity for all mankind which is voiced and communicated through the movie, not only in the Arab world but in globally too.

“Films are one of the fastest ways to reach a large segment of audience worldwide, and perhaps the most powerful in terms of its ability to address the minds and hearts.”


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