White Noise

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    White Noise

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    Lebanon, France


    17 min

    • Arabic


    Said is doing his first night of duty as a security guard under the bridge in the middle of Beirut. With only a walkie-talkie and a torch, he is trying to take his job seriously. At sunrise, the city will have crushed him...



    Said Serhan
    Mia Habis
    Reslan Al Kara
    Nizar Nassar
    Toni Kanaan
    Ahmad Ghossein
    Lucie La Chimia
    Shady Chaaban
    Nadia Ben Rachid
    Ahmad Ghossein

    Ahmad Ghossein


    Ahmad Ghossein born in Beirut in 1981, is a Filmmaker and video artist. He graduated from the National Academy of Art in Oslo. He won the Best Director Prize at the Beirut Int. Film Festival 2004 for his short film OPERATION NB. His short film MY FATHER IS STILL A COMMUNIST, commissioned by Sharja Art Foundation 2011, won Best short film award in Doha Tribeca Film Festival 2011. Ahmad has directed several documentaries, short films and videos. Other works include: 210m (2007) commissioned by Ashkal Alwan, FACES APPLAUDING ALONE (2008), WHAT DOES NOT RESEMBLE ME LOOKS EXACTLY LIKE ME (2009) with Ghassan Salhab and Mohamad Soueid, AN ARAB COMES TO TOWN (2008), a documentary shot in Denmark. THE FOURTH STAGE (2015) opened Forum Expanded at Berlinale. His work has been screened in different museums, galleries and film festivals around the world. To mention a few: MoMa, Kunsthallen, Berlinale, FID, SeMa Biennale and more. 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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    Lucia La Chimia

    Lucia La Chimia


    Lucie La Chimia was born in 1991 in eastern France. She graduated in animation at École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, and did a school exchange in film and videos studies at the School of Visual Arts NYC. Her first film, LES MACARONIS is a short-animated documentary talking about the immigration of her Italian family in France, in the early 60’s. She created a surrealist mood using vintages pictures, graphic patterns, and dark humor. It has been screening in several festivals and events. She works as an art director and she’s currently writing her first feature film HOMING ROCKET.