About

Disillusioned with life in the suburbs of segregated Beirut, Omar's discovery lures him into the city. Immersed into a world that is close yet isolated, he loses track and finds himself struggling to keep his attachments and sense of home.

Screens with Animation Spotlight.

YEAR 2015

SECTION Shorts Program

COUNTRY Lebanon

RUN TIME 15 min

LANGUAGE Arabic

SUBTITLES Yes with English subtitles

COMPANY Beaverandbeaver

WEBSITE http://Beaverandbeaver.com

EMAIL prod@beaverandbeaver.com

PHONE +32 489584297

Credits

Director
Screenwriter
Producer
Associate Producer
Art Director
Composer
Sound
Animator
Actor

Artist Bio

Ely Dagher

Ely Dagher received the Short Film Palme d'Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. He was born in Beirut and studied new media and contemporary art at Goldsmiths College in London, where he got his master with distinction in 2009. He completed a degree in art direction, illustration, and animation studies in 2007. Dagher's cross-media work explores the correlation and possibilities created through the play among cultures, histories, and fictions.