Tshweesh

Heute geht die Fußball-WM los, und ganz Beirut ist gespannt. Während das Leben zunächst seinen gewohnten Gang geht, wird die Übertragung des ersten Spiels durch seltsame Audiosignale gestört. Die Frustration, die in der Luft liegt, wächst zu einem viel größeren Live-Event heran.

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Feyrouz Serhal

Libanon/Deutschland/Spanien/Qatar 2017, 26’30“, Spielfilm, Arabisch mit englischen UT, NRW-Premiere

Bildgestaltung: Bassem Fayad
Montage: Maria Malek
Ton: Victor Bresse
Produktion: Fiction 2.0, Roummana, Zeitun Films, Placeless Films

Screenings/Preise

Locarno International Film Festival 2017, Switzerland – World Premiere

Busan International Film Festival 2017, South Korea

Curtocircuíto – International Film Festival 2017, Spain

Torino Film Festival 2017, Italy

Biographie

Feyrouz Serhal acquired her Master’s degree in Film and Screen Studies at Goldsmiths College University of London, after having worked extensively as director and producer at some of the most prominent Arab TV channels in the Middle East. She has also written and directed several independent short video works. Her first short fiction film Tshweesh was premiered in Locarno Film Festival in 2017. Serhal is now in development of I am Here But You Can’t See Me, her first feature film as director.