Short Films Competition | 20 min | 2019


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About the Film

In an ordinary Chinese winter, a small city junior high student, Yu, tries to quit her school aerobic dancing team. She Runs was part of the international competition at the 68th Melbourne International Film Festival, and won the Leitz Cine Discovery Prize for Best Short Film at the 58th Critics’ Week that took place during the 72nd Cannes Film Festival.

Film Info

Section Short Films Competition
Year 2019
Length 20 min
Language Wu Chinese, Mandarin Chinese with subtitles in English
Country China, France
Premiere MENA Premiere

Film Credits

Director Yang Qiu
Screenplay Amira Diab
Cinematography Ashraf Dowani
Music Ghazall Band
Editing Eyas Salman
Producer Hany Abu-Assad, Muayad Alayan
Production Company H&A Productions
Sound Design
Sound Eyas Salman, Mohammad Shaloudi
Cast Maria Zriek, Amer Hlehel, Leila Kanj

Film Contacts

Directed by: Yang Qiu