LYD

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LYD enjoyed two full-house screenings at the Amman International Film Festival, followed by an extra third screening due to its popularity
The film won the Jury Award for Best Documentary and the inaugural FIPRESCI award at Amman International Film Festival
Executive produced by Roger Waters of Pink Floyd
Selected to pitch at the Cannes Film Festival as part of the first-ever delegation from Palestine, and Ramallah Docs in 2018
Director Sarah Ema Friedland was named one of the ‘Top 10 Independent Filmmakers to Watch’ by The Independent Magazine
Voiced by Maisaa Abd El-Hadi (THE ALLEYS, HUDA’S SALON)
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2023/ Palestine - UK - US78 min/ Sci-fi Documentary
SYNOPSIS
A story of a city that once connected Palestine to the world — what it once was, what it is now, and what it could have become.
CAST
Maisa Abd Elhadi

CREW

Screenwriter: Rami Younis, Sarah Ema Friedland, Eyas Salman DOP: Sarah Ema Friedland Editor: Eyas Salman

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Production Company(ies)
Perinspire LLC
Cacoon Films
Producer(s)

Sarah Ema Friedland Sawsan Asfari

film festivals
Amman International Film Festival - Awal Film, Jordan
film awards
Jury Award for Best Documentary at the Amman International Film Festival - Awal Film
FIPRESCI Award at the Amman International Film Festival - Awal Film
Reviews
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“What makes Lyd stand out from other documentaries on this topic, but also in general is the way the filmmakers audaciously weave together different forms of storytelling.”
Schayan Riaz — FIPRESCI