Category: Mediterranean short film 2011

WARSHEH

WARSHEH by Lucile GARCON 23 minutes, 2010 Production : Rami ZURAYK et Lucile GARCON / France Every year, at the beginning of spring, Syrian buses go down the Euphrates valley on their way to the Lebanese border. Three years of consecutive drought have made the people of the Fertile Crescent hostile, many Syrians are thrown …

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SAYDA

SAYDA by Michael ABI KHALIL 18 minutes, 2010 Production : IESAV Institut d’études scéniques, audiovisuelles et cinématographiques / Lebanon The documentary is about an atypical couple and the pressure they are under. Filipinno worker Lee-Zayda was employed at Majdi’s house, the relationship developed, now they are married. In their Lebanese village of Kahale, however, their …

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MOTHERS 15 CENTS A MINUTE

MOTHERS 15 CENTS A MINUTE by Marina SERESESKY 28 minutes, 2011 Production : Teatro Meridional S.L. / Espagne Is it possible to be a long-distance mother? Can one educate one’s child from a phone box? Women who go miles away to provide a better future for their children tell us how they live their roles …

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MY DREAM BIKE

MY DREAM BIKE by Serda YALIN 15 minutes, 2009 Production : TRT Kids (Turkish Radio & Television Corporation) / Turquie Abdullah is 11 and lives with his parents and 11 brothers and sisters in Hasankeyf, a historic, and very tourist-orientated town in eastern Turkey. He is desperate to have his own bicycle but knows his …

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LIBYA, THE WOMEN OF THE REVOLUTION

LIBYA, THE WOMEN OF THE REVOLUTION by Marie-Laure WIDMER BAGGIOLINI 27 minutes, 2011 Production : RTS / Suisse Latifa, Ghalia and Asma. Wage-earner, student and mother at home, each in her own way has contributed to the revolution against Gaddafi, by helping refugees, protesting or simply sweeping streets. With open arms they welcomed the reporters …

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