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BEITY (2021)

A mother who is awaiting the return of her daughter spends the day smoking and tormenting the household staff so as not to face her pain.

PRODUCED BY Diane DACCACHE, Oriana NG

CINEMATOGRAPHY BY Melanie AKOKA

STARRING

Julia KASSAR, Nawal KAMEL, ​Mohammad AKIL, Pierre DAGHER, Marie-Lou NAHHAS, Camille MALLAT

FORMAT 16mm Film

WITH THE SUPPORT OF

- The Black Family Film Prize (via NYU)

- Fondation Saradar

- Cedrona

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS

 

Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 

Aspen ShortFest Film Festival

HollyShorts Film Festival - Shot on film honorable mention

Beirut International Women Film Festival

Roma Short Film Festival - Best Student film, best Actress

WorldFest Houston International Film Festival