Waves '98

Directed by Ely Dagher

2015

Animation , Drama

15 min

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Lebanon Qatar

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Color

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Arabic

poster

Synopsis

Disillusioned with his life in the suburbs of segregated Beirut, Omar's discovery lures him into the depths of the city. Immersed into a world that is so close yet so isolated from his reality that he eventually finds himself struggling to keep his attachments, his sense of home.

Achievements

Palme d'or winner at Cannes Film Festival

Festivals

2015

  • Toronto International Film Festival | Short Cuts
  • Dubai International Film Festival
  • AFI Fest
  • LatinArab International Film Festival
  • Cannes Film Festival | OfficialPalme D'or

2016

  • Sundance Film Festival
  • Transilvania International Film Festival
  • Milano Film Festival
  • Ajyal Youth Film Festival

Cast & Crew

Script:
Ely Dagher
VXF:
Ely Dagher, Laure Escafadals, Chadi Aoun
Producer:
Christina Farah
Production Company:
Beaverandbeaver

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