Scheherazade and the Kosher Delight
A film by Agnès Caffin





Desperate to find a job, Shéhérazade, young Palestinian without papers, presents herself rue des Rosiers further to an advert: "the luxury restaurant Kosher Delight looks for an assistant Jewish cook. Contact Esther."

photos credits

©Kaléo Films, ©Nathalie Lagneau


Director & Screenwriter : Agnès Caffin - Producer : Olivier Charvet - Image : Pascale Marin - Editing : Samuel Danesi- Sound : Thomas Pietrucci, Vincent Montrobert, Cédric Lionnet- Continuity supervisor : Sylvie Dumuis- 1st assistant director : Vincent Harter- Make-up : Myriam Hottois- Hair-dresser : Silvine Picard- Set Design : Frédéric Bersani- Costumes : Dorothée Lissac- Production manager : Myriam Smycynski - Musical advisor : Eric Karnbauer

Short films | 2010 | 20 minutes | 35 mm / DCP
May 2011

Festivals and prizes

Festival Awards Mentions :
PalmSprings ShortFest 2011- Audience Favorites
Interfilm Berlin 2011- Confrontations Special Mention against Violence and Intolerance
Warsaw Jewish Film Festival 2011- Special Mention David Camera Award
Newport Beach Film festival 2012- Outstanding Achievement Award - Story
Euro Arab Film Festival Amal 2012- Audience Prize
Jewish Eye - World Jewish Film Festival 2012 Ashkelon-Israel - Best Short Film


Main Festival Selections :
PalmSprings Shortfest 2011 (Usa)
Grenoble 2011 (France)
FilmCaravan Imperia 2011 (Italy)
Giffoni Youth Film Festival 2011 (Italy)
Cittadela del corto, Roma 2011 (Italy)
Concorto Pontenature 2011 (Italy)
Jean Carmet/Moulins-sur-Alliers 2011 (France)
Montpellier Cinemed 2011 (France)
Orlando Film Festival 2011 (Usa)
Stella Artois Saint Louis Film festival 2011 (usa)
Warsaw Jewish film festival 2011 (Poland)
L’ombre d’un court, Jouy en Josas 2012 (France)
Interfilm short film festival Berlin 2012 (Germany)
Istanbul short film festival 2012 (Turkey)
Atlanta Jewish Film Festival 2012 (Usa)
Cleveland International Film Festival 2012 (usa)
Larissa – Mediteranean Festival of New Filmmakers 2012 (Greece)
Rochester Short Film Festival 2012 (Usa)
Zagreb Jewish Film Festival 2012 (Croatia)
Toronto Jewish Film Festival 2012 (Canada)
Berlin & Postdam Jewish Film Festival 2012 (Germany)


A KALEO FILMS production

with the participation of the CNC, with the support of Images de la diversité Fund, the participation of Acsé, with the support of Picardy Region in partnership with the CNC, the ADAMI and the Cornelius Rijk Fund for the interreligious dialogue, and with the participation of TPS STAR.


Sales and distribution : Kaléo Films

Distributed with the support of the CNC Fund "Images of Diversity"

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