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Room for a Man
Director: Anthony Chidiac
The film received production and post-production grants from the Arab Fund for Arts & Culture (AFAC) grant and a production grant from the Screen Institute Beirut.
2017/ Lebanon - USA77 MIN/ Documentary
Original Title
Ghorfat Ragoul
A young filmmaker who shares a Beirut apartment with his mother, sister and pet dog sets about reconstructing his identity by renovating his bedroom. But as the male construction workers come and go in the freshly embattled household, new questions, old arguments and unexpected passions get stirred.
Nicole Karam, Tony-Camille El Chidiac, Bilal Mohammad, Ibrahim Mohammad, Mohammad El Lahham, Badi Dghem, Ahmad Assaf, Omar Hamoui, Romy Bachour, Leaticia Saravi, Sylvina Bresuela, Luciano Castro
Editor: Anthony Chidiac
DOP: Anthony Chidiac
Production Company(ies) production
Linked Productions
Talal Al-Muhanna
Carole Abboud
Cannes Film Market within the Cannes Film Festival, France
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, Greece
Cairo Cinema Days, Egypt
Arab Premiere at Festival international du film arabe de Gabès (FIFAG), Tunisia
ALFILM - Arab Film Festival Berlin, Germany
MAD Solutions Award at the Malmo Arab Film Festival (MAFF), Sweden
Grand Prize at the Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM), Canada
“In his documentary, Anthony Chidiac fights the prejudices the Lebanese society has against homosexual people.” International Media Support IMS

“In this deeply intimate essay, Anthony Chidiac brilliantly uses cinema as a starting point for reflection and a tool of survival, resistance and openness.” RIDM - Montreal International Documentary Festival