Running Time: 24 min
Director and Scenario:
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Set in Byblos, an historic town in Lebanon with a prominent Maronite Christian community, a family’s life is turned upside down when their iconic Virgin Mary statue sheds tears.
Director’s biography and filmography
Byblos-born Merva studies communication and film production in Lebanon and the USA before starting doing films. Her previous works have been short internationally. Based in the USA, she currently work on several feature projects, included “Lebanese Beauty” and “Hummus War”.
Festivals and Awards
Short Film Corner Festival de Cannes 2012
Official Selection Monaco Charity Film Festival 2012
Official Selection Doha Tribeca Film Festival 2011
Official Selection LAU Alumni Film Festival 2012
Official Selection National Geographic All Roads Film Festival 2011
Official Selection Festival d’Oran du Film Arabe 2011
Official Selection Twin Cities Arab Film Festival 2011