Short Films Competition | 14 min | 2020

SHAKWA

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About the Film

In present-day Beirut, Hoda secretly goes to report a crime her husband committed, but she is faced with unexpected consequences.

Film Info

Section Short Films Competition
Year 2020
Length 14 min
Language Arabic
Country Lebanon, Jordan
Premiere

Film Credits

Director Farah Shaer
Screenplay Farah Shaer
Cinematography Julien Kai
Music
Editing Farah Shaer
Producer Lucien Bourjeily
Production Company
Sound Design
Sound Haitham Atme
Cast Vanessa Mghames, Jean Paul Hage, Hussein Hijazi

Film Contacts

Directed by: Farah Shaer

Farah Shaer is a Lebanese director, actress, and activist with an MFA degree in film directing from UCLA (2019). Her films participated in many prestigious film festivals including Telluride, Clermont-Ferrand, Busan, and Palm Springs, among many others. She also received several awards for her films, including the Motion Picture Association of America Award and James Bridges Award for an Outstanding Director, among others.