Waves '98

Directed by Ely Dagher


Animation , Drama

15 min


Lebanon Qatar







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.


Palme d'or winner at Cannes Film Festival



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


  • 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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