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Wednesday 22 November 2017 - 21:07

A Feeling Greater Than Love

93', Lebanon, 2017
A Feeling Greater Than Love
Director: Mary Jirmanus Saba
Screenplay: Mary Jirmanus Saba
Cinematographer: Karam Ghoussein, Mary Jirmanus Saba, Ziad Chahoud
Editor: Louly Seif
 Producer: Mary Jirmanus Saba & Lara Jirmanus
 Distribution/Sales: tricontinentalmedia@gmail.com
  
Synopsis:
 In her directorial debut, Mary Jirmanus Saba deals with a forgotten revolution, saving from oblivion bloodily suppressed strikes at Lebanese tobacco and chocolate factories. These events from the 1970s, which held the promise of a popular revolution and, with it, of women's emancipation were erased from collective memory by the country’s civil wars. 
 
Filmography:
A Feeling Greater Than Love, 93 minutes, 2017
Notes for a Return, 14 minutes, 2014
 
Festivals and Awards:
Berlin International Film Festival - FIPRESCI Award Winner - Forum 2017
Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente - Human Rights Competición 2017
Kerala International Documentary Film Festival 2017
Dokufest Kosovo -  Special Mention - Human Rights Competition 2017
New Horizons Film Festival 2017
Mediterranean Film Festival, Bosnia & Herzegovina - Special Mention - Main Competition 2017
Busan International Film Festival - Wide Angle Showcase - 2017
Asian Pacific Screen Awards - In Competition - 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
Story Code: 2761
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