Mare Nostrum

Adversity, Loss and resilience

14 mins
/ 2016 /

A taut thriller about a Syrian father’s decision on the shore of the Mediterranean that could endanger his daughter’s life.

Director :
Rana Kazkaz and Anas Khalaf
Awards :

Best Short Film at the BBC Arabic Festival Grand Prix at the Rencontres du Cinéma Européen – Association Cinécran in France Diploma of Merit at the Tampere Film Festival in Finland Special Mention at the Festival Internacional de Cine in Spain Best short film Generator 18+ at the Giffoni Experince Film Festival in Italy Jury award at the Festival de Cinéma Traversées in France Clap d’Argent and Prix du Collège de l’image at Clap 89 in France

Honorary Mention by the Jury at the Franco Arab Film Festival in Jordan Special Jury Mention at the Festival du film en plein air de Grenoble in France Best Short NYU Florence Award at the Middle East Now Film Festival in Italy Best International Short Award at the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival in Australia Best Foreign Film award at the Windy City Film Festival in USA Youth Award at the Festival International du Film Arabe de Murcia in Spain