Fiction, Director: Gaelle Azzam, Lebanon 2019, 17 min., Arab. with En. ST
In a village where all the inhabitants wear masks, Elpide is turning eight. The day of his initiation has finally arrived. Doubtful, he is no longer sure he’s able to give up everything in order to belong.
Spotlight – Short Film Program I 68 Min.
Science-fiction and disrupted Worlds
In these distinctive and unconventional short films from Lebanon, Palestine and Morocco, science-fiction offers the protagonists a way to escape their reality or the burden of the fate they carry. Yet even in these imagined worlds, escape is but an impossible dream.