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PICK ME UP

Lebanon I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 15 min

Nordic premiere

Sally, in her early twenties and part of the production team in a shoot, finally gets the chance to participate in a scriptwriting competition with a quickly approaching deadline, but instead finds herself swamped with work and responsible for someone else’s tasks as the shoot draws near. In the middle of all the chaos, the only person helping her is Ghazi, the pick-up truck driver.


Director: Layal Akiki
Writer: Layal Akiki
DOP: Jad Abou Abdo
Producer: Layal Akiki
Cast: Maria Khayssi, Charbel Aoun, Joseph Zaitouny

Screening: 20 November
16:00 Panora – Malmö

Screening: 22 November
17:00 Röda Kvarn- Helsingborg


Tickets Malmö

Free entry for a maximum of 35 person

Tickets Helsingborg

Free entry for a maximum of 50 person

Trailer


Director: Layal Akiki

Layal Akiki is a Lebanese filmmaker born in 1992. She received a Master’s Degree in Film Directing from the Lebanese University in 2018. Her award-winning short film “Pick Me Up” is now touring festivals around the world.