Short Films Competition | 16 min | 2020


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About the Film

Beirut 2019, during the revolution. On her way back from a protest, Farah, a Lebanese activist, and her French-Lebanese boyfriend Anthony are stopped at a roadblock held by two armed militiamen who have a bone to pick with Farah.


Film Info

Section Short Films Competition
Year 2020
Length 16 min
Language Arabic, French
Country Lebanon

Film Credits

Director Dahlia Nemlich
Screenplay Pascale Seigneurie
Cinematography Fatma Racha Shehadeh
Music Zeid Hamdan
Editing Adam Jammal
Producer Marine Vaillant, Zayn Alexander
Production Company Dewberries
Sound Design
Sound Nadim Maalouf
Cast Ahmed Hammadi Chassin, Julian Farhat, Pascale Seigneurie, Mohamad Yassine

Film Contacts

Directed by: Dahlia Nemlich

Dahlia Nemlich is a French-Lebanese director and producer. Upon completing her studies in Cinema at ISCPA Paris, she spent three years working in series production at TF1 in Paris before relocating to her home country of Lebanon, where she was hired by Webedia Arabia as a content director and Head of the production department. In 2020, Dahlia directed her first fiction film titled Roadblock, a 16-minute short shot during the Lebanese Revolution. In addition to her work in film, Dahlia is also an accomplished singer and songwriter, performing under the name DahliaOnTheRun.