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2018 | Documentary

Purple Sea

I lie on my back beneath the water’s surface. The Mediterranean Sea is purple. I see reflections of sunlight, feel the water in every pore. I’m not afraid anymore.

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2018 | Short Fiction Film

Maradona's Legs

In a Palestinian village during the Football World Championship 1990, the young brothers Rafat and Fadel are searching for “Maradona’s legs” - their World Cup album’s last missing sticker. Will they master the obstacles...

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2018 | Animation

How My Grandmother Became a Chair

It is the story of a grandmother becoming a chair, nine children becoming greedy roosters, and a...

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2017 | Short Fiction Film

The Trap

In a desolate, run-down Egyptian seaside resort, working-class Aya finds herself increasingly trapped by her domineering boyfriend Islam. To what lengths will she go to break free?

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2017 | Documentary

Behind Closed Doors

‘Behind Closed Doors’ is a portrait of a farming family living in the most marginalized region of Morocco, the Rif mountains, where livelihood comes exclusively from growing cannabis. The film explores the inherent taboo...

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2017 | Animation

Night

A mother who couldn’t sleep for years meets a storyteller whose stories can heal the sleepless souls.

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2016 | Short Fiction Film

Tshweesh

The world cup starts, the people in Beirut are excited; the highly anticipated event is disrupted by strange audio waves making way to a bigger live event.

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2016 | Documentary

Miguel's War

Miguel’s War portrays a sensitive but self-destructive Lebanese man, strongly oppressed by society all through his youth. In 1982 he decides to participate in Lebanon’s civil war to find a place within society and to prove...

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2016 | Animation

Four Acts for Syria

Syrian history has been multicultural for centuries. This story is a voyage through Syrian culture until today's insanity, trying to find hope for the Syrian people.

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2015 | Documentary

Amal

Amal is a feisty teenager growing up in post- revolution Egypt while they’re both undergoing a tremendous change. Within a constant political turmoil, Amal searches for her place, identity and sexuality in a patriarchal...

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2015 | Short Fiction Film

The Parrot

A Mizrahi Jewish family from Morocco, who tries to settle in to their new life in 1948 Haifa, Palestine is haunted by a disturbing house guest, a left behind big red parrot from the former Arab residents.

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2014 | Animation

Manivelle - Last Days of the Man of Tomorrow

After three quarters of a century in Lebanon, a robot that is built to last forever, searches for...

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2014 | Documentary

Possessed by Djinn

The belief in demons, or “djinn”, is a little-known aspect of Islamic culture. In a subjective investigation of this controversial topic the film follows the true story of Aya, a four-year-old Jordanian girl killed by her...

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2014 | Short Fiction Film

Dry Hot Summers (Har .. Gaf .. Sayfan)

Two lonely people at opposite chapters of life accidentally meet on a busy summer day in a Cairo...

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2013 | Short Fiction Film

Free Range

Based on actual events, "Free Range" is the story of a cow that crosses the border from Israel to Lebanon and meets with 16 year old Malakeh and her family. A Lebanese Spaghetti-Western that talks about borders and power...

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2013 | Short Fiction Film

Ave Maria

The silent routine of 5 Palestinian nuns in the middle of the West Bank wilderness is disrupted when a family of Israeli settlers come knocking at their door for help after crashing into the convent’s wall. The Israelis...

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2013 | Documentary

Gaza Surf Club

In Gaza, trapped between Israel and Egypt and ruled by the Hamas, a young generation is drawn to the beaches. Sick of occupation, war and religious fanaticism they have found their own means of protest: surfing, breakdance and...

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