Feature / Development Funding
The Badri family live in the Lebanese mountains away from the rest of the country that is drowning in garbage and pollution. When the government decides to build a landfill right outside their house, they’re devastated. As Lebanon’s trash piles up at their doorstep, the hidden tensions among the family members arise.
Myriam Sassine majored in cinema studies at the Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts
(ALBA) in 2005, and received her M.A. in cinema research from the Institut d’études
scéniques et audiovisuelles (IESAV) in 2009.
Myriam participated in DocMed 2011 programme for Arab producers, in Torino Film Lab Interchange programme 2012 and in Berlinale Talents 2014. She is the COO of Schortcut Films, dedicated to coproducing international features and the Executive Director of Maskoon Fantastic Film Festival, the first fantastic film festival in the Middle East.