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Grandma (Teta)

Arab Short Film Competition

للترجمة العربية اضغط على

Merva Faddoul / Short Narrative / Lebanon / 2011 / 24 min / Colour / HDCAM
In Arabic / English subtitles
Interests: Comedy, Drama, Religion, Youth
International Premiere
Rated: Mature subject matter. Not suitable for minors. Individuals under the age of 18 are not admitted into cinemas.

Screenings

  • Playing in: Arab Shorts Comp 2
  • Fri, Oct 28, 08:00 PM, ()
    Tickets sales closed
  • Sat, Oct 29, 04:30 PM, ()
    Tickets sales closed

Synopsis

Sarah, a Lebanese teenager, has her life turned upside down when a miracle in her grandmother's backyard puts the family in the spotlight of their small town.

Official Film Website

About the Directors

Merva grew up in Byblos, Lebanon with four siblings and a wild imagination. Her latest film “Teta” won production grants from the Doha Film Institute and National Geographic’s All Roads Film Project, which premiered the film in DC in 2011. Her previous works have been shown at international venues that include the Cannes Short Film Corner, Tricycle Cinema in London and Pioneer Theater in NY. She is currently in development on several feature projects including “Lebanese Beauty” and “Hummus Wars”.

Credits

Director
Merva Faddoul
Screenwriter
Merva Faddoul
Producer
Jad Moussa, Alicia Fahed
Editor
Merva Faddoul, John Rasmussen
Cinematographer
Ghinwa Daher
Distributor
3 LITTLE RED HENS
Cast
Mimi Farah, Chantal Zailaa, Anna Maria Saad, Sarah Abou Jaoudeh, Patrick Mouzawak, Jad Moussa

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