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 neighbours are not models of tolerance.

Michael ABI KHALIL was born in Kahale, Lebanon, in 1988. He is a student at the Institute for Scenic and Audiovisual Studies at Saint-Joseph University, Beirut. “Sayda” (2010) is his first documentary.