The Trees


Directed by Ramzi Bashour


Black comedy , Drama

23 min


Lebanon United States





Bashir attends his father's funeral in rural Lebanon only to discover a pathogen infecting the trees across his village. A dark-comedy about tradition, grief, and the environment.

Relevant Details

Special Jury Prize at Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival



  • Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival • Special Jury Prize
  • Rotterdam International Film Festival

Cast & Crew

  • Cast:Nadim Shartouny,  sassine Kawzali, Fadia Tannir,  zaher Kais, Ghazaros Altonian
  • Script:Ramzi Bashour
  • Cinematographer:Alfonso Herrera-salcedo
  • Editor:Hasan Hadi
  • Sound design & mix:Ramzi Mady, Mohamad Khreizat
  • Producer:Ramzi Bashour

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