A Sheherazade Tale

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    A Sheherazade Tale

    Directed by

    Lebanon

    2006

    22 min

    • French
    • Arabic

    Short

    Ziad, a young student, tells the story of his death in a poor neighbourhood south of Beirut where reality sometimes turns into a modern fable.

    Awards

    • The New Waves Section Best Film Award - Sevilla IFF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Tony Mhanna
    Ayman Nahlé
    Abdo Chahine
    Screenplay
    Rami Kodeih
    Cinematography
    Ali Zaraket
    Editing
    Rami Kodeih
    Music
    Nijad El Assaad
    Production
    LEBANESE ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS - ALBA
    Rami Kodeih

    Rami Kodeih

    Lebanon

    Director/writer Rami Kodeih (born in 1983) completed his bachelor and master's degrees in filmmaking from Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts as the second person in the school's to graduate summa cum laude with his thesis film A SHEHERAZADE TALE (official selection at Clermond-Ferrand ISFF in 2008; Best Arab Film at the 2007 Jordan SFF). He also wrote and directed a second short film, THE MILL (Namur FF 2010; Second Prize at the 2010 Lebanese FF; Short Film Corner at the 2010 Cannes IFF). Rami directs documentaries for Al Jazeera and corporate films for several agencies including Leo Burnett. Most recently, he directed the feature-length documentary WHEELS OF WAR (2015). In 2017 he took part in the Lebanon Factory, which includes four short films to create one feature to open the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs at Cannes Festival.

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