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Before We Heal

Director: Nadim Hobeika
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Before We Heal features famous Lebanese actress Yumna Marwan, whose performance in the film won her a Special Mention for Best Female Performance at the Beirut Women International Film Festival.
The film screened at more than 10 regional and international film festivals.
The film explores a heartfelt story of two ex-lovers and the pain, contradictions and inner conflicts they go through coming into the realization of the real perceptions of love and life.
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2017/ Lebanon16 min/ Short, Drama
Original Title
Qabla an Nashfaa
SYNOPSIS
Saleem and Raya meet at Raya’s place. Saleem enters the toilet and somehow gets stuck. Between the inside and the outside, trials and disappointments, laughter and hope, memories and screams, are all being shared at the doorstep.
CAST
Yumna Marwan
Mohammad Bsat
Elie Njeim
CREW
Screenwriter: Nadim Hobeika
DOP: Céline Layous
Editor: Nathalie Rbeiz
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Producer(s)
Nadim Hobeika
film festivals
Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF), Egypt
Carthage Film Festival (JCC), Tunisia
Lebanese Film Festival (LFF), Lebanon
Aegean Film Festival, Greece
Arab Film Festival (AFF) in California, USA
Beirut Women International Film Festival (BWFF), Lebanon
Mediterranean Short Film Festival of Tangier, Morocco
Haifa Independent Film Festival, Palestine
Sudan Independent Film Festival (SIFF), Sudan
Tripoli Film Festival, Lebanon
Gabes Cinema Fen, Tunisia
ÉCU - The European Independent Film Festival, France
film awards
Special Mention for Best Female Performance at the Beirut Women International Film Festival (BWFF), Lebanon
First Prize at the Gabes Cinema Fen, Tunisia