2019 Program


Film Details

Director: Farouk El Jammal

Country: Lebanon

Runtime: 16 Minutes

Language: Arabic

English subtitles: Yes


Genre: Short , Documentary

Cast: Randa Hirbli, Farouk El Jammal,

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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 four short films sourced from Lebanon's most renowned Film Schools: 280KM, The President's Visit, Take My Hand and Randa.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.


My mother's wrecked life resembles the country in which she lives, Lebanon. This documentary chronicles the situation that my mother faces while seeking to draw parallelism between the memory of a generation that lived the Lebanese Civil War and its repercussions, which continue to corrode it's society till this day.

Session times:

Sydney | Sunday, 26 August at 12pm. AFTRS at Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park. This is a short film session co-presented with AFTRS. Free admission to all 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.