I'm Not Lakit

Director: Marie Surae
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Helmed by the award-winning director Marie Surae
Received FEST - New Directors | New Films Festival Pitching 2021, Transylvania IFF pitch 2021
Tackles the issue of illegitimate and abandoned children's right to a normal life, an issue that is widely stigmatized within the Arab region
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2022/ Lebanon - Romania74 min/ Documentary, Drama
SYNOPSIS
Saleh is a man who lives in an old house in the mountains near the Lebanese city of Byblos. Saleh does not belong to a family or a religious sect, in a society where such criteria define a human being. Worse, he lacks nationality and a passport, he even lacks the right to live his life as an ordinary citizen since he is labeled as a ’lakit’ of unknown ancestry.
CAST
Father Majdi Allawi
Jean Paul Salameh
Judge Rana Akoum
Jacqueline Ibrahim
Isabelle Chbeir Ayoub
CREW
Screenwriter: Marie Surae
DOP: Marius Panduru
Editor: Marie Surae
Production Company(ies)
Né à beyrouth Films
Avanpost
Producer(s)
Perre Sarraf, Vlad Radulesku
film festivals
Beirut International Women Film Festival , Lebanon