Film Details

Director: Mira Shaib

Country: Lebanon

Runtime: 23 Minutes

Language: Arabic

English subtitles: Yes


Genre: Short

Cast: Wafa'a Celine Halawi, Faek Homaissi, Aida Sabra, Aliya Khalidi,

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Showing as part of the 2018 St.George Lebanese Film Festival (LFF), in partnership with the Australian Film and Television Radio School (AFTRS), this session includes the screening of three short films sourced from Lebanon's most renowned film schools:Lilacs, Nocturne in Black and Abroad. Refer below for film synopsis'.

Prior to the screening, join us for drinks and nibbles at Bar LFF, where you can sample a selection of Lebanese Wine and Beer available for purchase.


Hanna, a melancholic woman, returns to Lebanon after 12 years in search of her twin brother who was kidnapped during the Lebanese civil war.


Session times:

Sydney | Sunday, 26 August at 3.30pm. AFTRS at Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park. This is a short film session co-presented with AFTRS. Free admission to all short films.

Note: All films exempt from classification unless otherwise noted. We recommend this film has an equivalent rating to 'M' - a film for mature audiences ages 15 years and over.