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Technical specs.

Duration : 15 min

Year : 2021

Genre : Fiction

Director : Dania Bdeir
Production : Inter Spinas Films, GoGoGo Films

Co-Production : Né à Beyrouth Films

Distributor: Arte

International Sales : New Europe Film Sales
Financing : Région Sud Cinéma, Aix-Marseille-Provence Métropole, Tournages Grand Est, Fonds Image de la Francophonie, CNC, Sacem, Nava projects


 

Synopsis

Mohammad, a Syrian migrant, works on a construction site in Beirut. That day, something compelled him to volunteer to drive the highest and most dangerous crane in Lebanon.
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Dania Bdeir
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Dania Bdeir

Dania Bdeir is a multi-award winning writer-director who has an intense love/hate relationship with her home country, Lebanon. It is in this country that she finds both her greatest sorrow and her deepest inspiration.
Dania has a Master's degree in filmmaking from the Tisch School of the Arts in New York. Her graduation short film, In White, which received support from the Spike Lee Production Fund, had its world premiere at the Clermont -Ferrand Short Film Festival and has screened at the BFI London Film Festival, the Uppsala International Short Film Festival, and over thirty other festivals around the world.
In February 2019 Dania was selected for Berlinale Talents and participated in the Berlinale Short Film Station with her short film WARSHA.
She currently lives between New York and Dubai and is developing her first feature film, "Pigeon Wars" which was selected for the DFI Hezaya Screenwriting lab organised in collaboration with Torino Film Lab.

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