Nocturne in Black

Directed by Jimmy Keyrouz


Drama , Historical

22 min


Lebanon United States






Inspired by true events.

In a war-ravaged Middle Eastern neighborhood, a young pianist struggles to rebuild his piano after it is destroyed by Jihadists.



  • Telluride Film Festival | Official Selection
  • LA Shorts International Film Festival


  • Academy Awards | Live-action short shortlist
  • BAFTA Student Film Awards • Best Live Action Film
  • Palm Springs International Shortfest

Cast & Crew

  • Cast:Tarek Yaacoub, Karim Zein, Rachid Salloum, Julian Farhat
  • Cinematographer:Ziad Chahoud
  • Editor:Jimmy Keyrouz
  • Sound design & mix:Jad Taleb
  • Music:Fatrin Krajka
  • Producer:Marc Fadel, Ellie Foumbi, Felecia Hunter, Jimmy Keyrouz

Do you want to license short films rights?

Why join us?
  • Get access to the online catalogue to screen our shorts.
  • Target the content you are looking for with the advanced catalogue search.
  • Receive a personalized list of suggested titles created by us.
  • Pin your favourite titles and save them in your favourites.
  • Download the material directly from your account’s dashboard.

Join our monthly newsletter

Subscribe to receive updates about our latest acquisitions

Don't worry your information is safe with us.