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Room for a Man

Director: Anthony Chidiac
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The film received production and post-production grants from the Arab Fund for Arts & Culture (AFAC) and the Screen Institute Beirut.
It was presented at the Cannes Film Market within the Cannes Film Festival.
Winner of the Grand Prize at the Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM).
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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
Screenwriter: Anthony Chidiac
DOP: Anthony Chidiac
Editor: Anthony Chidiac
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Production Company(ies) production
Linked Productions
Talal Al-Muhanna
Carole Abboud
film festivals
film festivals Cannes Film Festival, France
film festivals Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, Greece
film festivals Cairo Cinema Days, Egypt
film festivals Festival International du Film Arabe de Gabès (FIFAG), Tunisia
film festivals ALFILM - Arab Film Festival Berlin, Germany
film festivals Malmo Arab Film Festival (MAFF), Sweden
film festivals Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM), Canada
film awards
film awards 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