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Under The Robes

A film by Michel Zarazir
Won 10 awards including the Best Short Film at the European Film Festival in Lebanon
Under The Robes  Poster
2015 / Lebanon
20 MIN/ Comedy
Original Title
Sous Les Soutanes
Monsignor Isidore gives a visit to an isolated convent in order to announce its closing down. During the visit, he steps on a landmine. The panic is installed and the faith becomes questionable.
Manuel Daher
Yvonne El Haiby Nakad
Lucienne Chenu Zarazir
Screenwriter: Michel Zarazir
DOP: Karim Ghorayeb
Editor: Michel Zarazir
Gaby Zarazir
Passaggi d’Autore Intrecci Mediterranei, Sardinia, Italy
Festival Cinematográfico Internacional del Uruguay, Uruguay
Festival International du Film Oriental de Genève (FIFOG), Switzerland
Cabriolet Film Festival, Lebanon
Huesca International Film Festival, Spain
Lebanese Film Festival, Sydney, Australia
ShorTS International Film Festival, Italy
Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur (FIFF), Belgium
International Short Film Festival of Cyprus (ISFFC), Limassol, Cyprus
Days of Cinema in Palestine
Festival Cinéma Méditerranéen de Bruxelles, Belgium
Tripoli Film Festival, Lebanon
Arab Film Festival in California, USA
Bank of Beirut Public Vote Award at the NDU International Film Festival (NDUIFF)
Jury Mention and Canal+ Prize at the CINEMED Festival International du Cinéma Méditerranéen de Montpellier, France
Best Short Film at the European Film Festival, Lebanon
Gold Mikeldi for Best Fiction Film Award at the International Documentary Film and Short Film Festival in Bilbao (ZINEBI), Spain
People's Choice Award at the AUD Original Narrative Short Film Festival, Dubai, UAE
Best First Film at the Lebanese Film Festival, Lebanon
Bronze Dinosaur Award at the International Film Festival Etiuda & Anima, Krakow, Poland
Best Script Award at the Cinemaiyat Film Festival, Lebanon
Public Vote Award at the Batroun Mediterranean Film Festival, Lebanon