OME (2019)

Silver (2019)

Short Films Competition | Lebanon | Arabic with subtitles in English | 17 min


About the Film


Following the unexpected death of his young mother, nine-year-old Elias, who is an active churchgoer and a choir singer, defies his faith as he decides to bring her back from Jesus’ heaven. In his desperate and naïve attempts to get his mother back, Elias repeatedly goes to extreme lengths as he questions the fairness of what happened, for he is still just a little boy who genuinely needs his mother.

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Wassim Geagea

Wassim Geagea is a Lebanese filmmaker who studied cinema at the Lebanese University, before pursuing his master’s degree in cinema at the Saint Joseph University of Beirut. His first short film My Grandfather’s Photo (2011) was screened at several film festivals and won the Best Short Film Prize at the 2012 Beirut European Film Festival. He also directed various documentaries and television commercials in several countries in the region.


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