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FRANCE , Lebanon | 66 minutes | 2019

CANADIAN PREMIERE

Lebanon today. The traces of the civil war are all too tangible as government corruption becomes unbearable. In a country where conflict and peace are caught in an endless cycle, musicians from different backgrounds pool their talents to create an underground music scene. Each evokes his or her representation of Lebanon: its shifting geographical, political, historical and social borders, its painful passage through conflict and instability. A touching portrait of a young generation trying to build an oasis in a hostile environment where the forces of destruction continue to wreak havoc.

With the support of the French general consulate in Quebec
In collaboration with the Lebanese Film Festival in Canada

Special Jury Prize - Torino Film Festival
Audience Award - F.A.M.E

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Grégoire Couvert

No biography

Calme est la surface (writing)
2019 - Documentary - 60’ - HD Color - 16/9 - France, Norway.
Khamsin
2019 - Documentary - 65’ - HD Color - 16/9 - Prod. Stank - France, Lebanon.

Music Videos
OISEAUX-TEMPETE - He Is Afraid and So Am I (2019) Bab Sharqi (2017) MONDKOPF - We Watched The End (2015) Cause & Cure (2014)
LA FELLINE – Se?pare?s (2017) Senga (2016)
MANSFIELD .TYA – La Fin des Temps (2016)

Grégoire Orio

No biography

CALME EST LA SURFACE ( In development)
2019 - Documentary - 60’ - HD Color - 16/9 – France, Norway KHAMSIN
codirected with Gre?goire Couvert
2019 - Documentary - 65’ - HI8 Color - 16/9 - Prod. STANK – France EMPREINTE
2019 - Documentary - 42’ - HD Color - 16/9 - France
LABYRINTH
2018 - Experimental - 12’ - HD Color - 16/9 - France
VERDAILLON
2016 - Documentary - 30’ - HD Color - 16/9 - France
DEEP/FLOAT
2015 - Experimental - 42’ - HD Color N&B - 16/9 - Prod. SWAO - France
Music Videos
AUTRENOIR - De?dale (2018)
Hypnos (2017) Temple (2016)
Terpsichore (2015) Nuit (2015)
OISEAUX-TEMPETE - He is afraid and so am i (2019) OISEAUX-TEMPETE - Bab Sharqi (2017)
MONDKOPF - We watched the end (2015) Cause & Cure (2014) Saa?ad - Au-dela? (2013) Dawn (2012)

distribution and credits

  • Producer Roy Arida
  • Cast Racha Baroud, Maarouf El Assaad, G.W Sok, Charbel Haber, Frédéric Oberland, Stéphane Pigneul, Sharif Sehnaoui

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