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'Omé' Selected for Louis Le Prince International Short Film Competition

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The Talkies' film will feature in the 34th Leeds International Film Festival taking place in November

'Omé' Selected for Louis Le Prince International Short Film Competition

The short film 'OMÉ' has been selected for the Louis Le Prince International Short Film Competition at the 34th Leeds International Film Festival (LIFF34), which will take place in November. This is another Academy Awards Qualifying Festival that selects this Lebanese movie.

Following the death of his mother, nine-year-old Elias goes to extreme lengths to naively bring her back from Jesus' heaven.

Award Wins

2020 - Best Fiction at Tampere Film Festival - Finland

2019 - Winner Silver Star award for best short film at El Gouna Film Festival - Egypt

Festival Wins

2020 - LIFF34 - UK; Malmo Arab Film Festival - Sweden; Rhode Island International Film Festival - USA; BISFF20 - India; Palm Springs International ShortFest - USA; Odense International Film Festival - Denmark; Huesca International Film Festival - Spain; Bermuda International Film Festival - Bermuda; International Film Festival of Uruguay - Uruguay; Tampere Film Festival - Finland

2019 - Festival International du Cinéma Méditerranéen de Montpellier (CINEMED) - France 2019 - Interfilm Berlin - Germany; Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur (FIFF) - Belgium; El Gouna Film Festival - Egypt.


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Production

Cast: Jack Abboud El Janah, Mohammad Assaf, Houssam Sabbah, Joseph Zeitouni, Elias Absi

Producers: Gabriel Chamoun (The Talkies) and G. Zarazir (Madame le tapis)

Co-producers: Wassim Geagea and Lucid Post

Associate producers: Georges Kanaan and Rasha Bazzi

Line producer: Ghiwa El Haiby

Director: Wassim Geagea

Writers: Tony Eli Kanaan and Wassim Geagea

Director of photography: Nassim Geagea

Art director: Daniel Choueiry

Wardrobe: Maïssa Abi Rizk

Sound engineer: Pierre Baz

Editor: Sebastien Leclercq

Sound editor: Cedric Kayem

With the support of: Lebanese Ministry of Culture and Doha Film Institute

Genres: Documentary, People, Storytelling, Dialogue, Drama

Categories: Short films, Short Films and Music Videos

The Talkies, Thu, 08 Oct 2020 09:28:51 GMT