2019 Program

Take My Hand

Film Details

Director: Serge Majdalany

Country: Lebanon

Runtime: 9 Minutes

Language: Arabic

English subtitles: Yes


Genre: Short

Cast: Mariana Bou Elias, Mia Daou, Youssef Boulos,

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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.

Take My Hand:

As the shelling intensifies, Nadim (an aspiring actor) is among the neighbours that rush down to the shelter room. Leyla, a young Syrian girl, softly weeps over her torn teddy bear. Moved by the scenery, Nadim decides to put his passion into practice and take matters into his own hands.

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.