Underdown

Direction
Year
2018
Country
  • Lebanon
  • Germany
  • Qatar
Runtime
71min
Audio Tracks
Subtitles

WARNING: This film contains violence and profanity and can impair the physical, mental or moral development of children and juveniles.

Moving to Beirut’s anarchic rhythm, Underdown follows the struggles of a Palestinian cab driver who lives in his car, a homeless Syrian kid and a Lebanese woman and her family. Through a pulsating journey filled with harsh realities and an unbreakable sense of humor, they convey glimmers of hope in the darkest of places.

Details

  • Original Title
    Underdown
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Sarah Kaskas
  • Cinematography
    Joe Saade
  • Editing
    Simon El Habre, Sarah Kaskas
  • Music
    Sarah Kaskas
  • Sound
    Jawad Chaaban
  • Runtime
    71 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2018
  • Country
    • Lebanon
    • Germany
    • Qatar
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • IDFA
    • Edinburgh International Film Festival
    • Malmö Arab Film Festival
    • Mediteran Film Festival, Bosnia Herzegovina
    • Jerusalem Arab Film Festival
    • Ontario International Film Festival
    • Liberation DocFest Bangladesh
    • DOXA Doc Festival
    • Arab Women Film Days, Sweden
    • Sao Paulo International Film Festival
  • Awards
    • Special Jury Award at Malmö Arab Film Festival
    • Grand Prix Award at the Mediteran Film Festival, Bosnia Herzegovina
    • Best Documentary at Jerusalem Arab Film Festival

Comments

In order to add a comment please login or register first.

DAFilms.com is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

Doc Alliance Members

Sign up to receive regular updates on our film program:

By signing up for the newsletter, I hereby consent to receiving commercial communications by electronic means and to all relevant personal data processing required for the purpose of sending the Doc-Air, z.s. newsletter. I hereby confirm that I have read and familiarized myself with the Principles of Personal Data Processing and that I consent to the text therein. I also hereby acknowledge the rights specified herein, including, without limitation, the right to submit objections against direct marketing techniques.