2019 Program

Films

Amal

Amal

6 min

Year:

Countries: France , Lebanon

Genre: Animation , Short

Director: Raoul Mallat

Synopsis:

Amal (“hope” in Arabic) is very young when his father is kidnapped as they cross the border between Syria and Lebanon. A worker in Beirut's neighbourhoods, Amal spends her d...

Wahl

Wahl

2018 min

Year:

Countries: Lebanon

Genre: Short

Director: Emile Bou Diwan

Synopsis:

A once famous theatre actor in his 60s, is remembered by few for his most cliché and worthless piece of work. He allows a young film maker into his life, where she gives him th...

Pick Me Up

Pick Me Up

14 min

Year:

Countries: Lebanon

Genre: Short

Director: Layal Akiki

Synopsis:

Sally, in her early twenties and part of the Production team in a shoot, finds herself taking on many of her friend's tasks. With an important competition and a deadline looming...

Silenced

Silenced

10 min

Year:

Countries: Australia

Genre: Drama , Short

Director: Amy Tuxworth

Synopsis:

Silenced follows a Muslim family dealing with the constant battle of Islamophobia and oppression in their Western Sydney neighbourhood. Will sticking to their beliefs free them ...

Missed Fortunes

Missed Fortunes

13 min

Year:

Countries: Lebanon

Genre: Comedy , Mockumentary , Short

Director: Jihad Marhaba

Synopsis:

This mockumentary is a reflection of Lebanese society, with many benefiting from others’ problems. Mr Tarek is a man of solutions, making good money from the others’ problem...

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