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Siham
Directed by
Cyril Aris

Lebanon/USA / 2013 / 13:20
minutes
Columbia University
East Coast Premiere
In Arabic with subtitles

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SYNOPSIS:
Childishly and innocently in love, a couple, in their late twenties, and expecting a baby, receive devastating news concerning the condition of their future daughter. The wife resorts to her religion, finding the strength to accept whatever God sends her, while the husband pushes her to get an illegal abortion.
BIO:
Cyril Aris is a Lebanese Director/Screenwriter, currently pursuing his Master’s Degree in Fine Arts (Concentration: Directing / Screenwriting) at Columbia University in New York City. Previous credits include LBC’s TV/Web-series Beirut I Love You, and Yahoo’s web-series Fasateen, produced by Batoota Films, as well as various short films, music videos and corporate films, which all gathered several million views online.
MAIN CREDITS:
Cast/Featuring: Mounia Akl, Nasri Sayegh, Elie Chelala
Executive Producer(s): Victor Yuri Nunes
Producer(s): Mounia Akl, Kai Gero Lenke
Director(s): Cyril Aris
Screenwriter(s): Cyril Aris, Kai Gero Lenke
Cinematographer(s): Bachar Khattar, Rachelle Noja
Editor(s): Cyril Aris
Production Designer(s): Issa Kandil
Composer(s)/Music: Paul Tyan
Sound Designer(s): Cedric Kayem

 

 
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