Short Package 2


Sweden I 2019 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 14 min

World premiere

A Syrian barber working in a make-shift salon in a refugee camp in Sweden, must make a potentially life-altering decision with one of his clients that may alleviate the pain from his past, but may change his future forever.

Director: Melanie Aronson
Writer: Melanie Aronson, Alaa Nahas, Basel Mawlawi
Cast: Othman Othman, Alaa Almadi
DOP: Nille Leander
Producer: Basel Mawlawi

Screening: October 6th
14:30 Panora 2



Director: Melanie Aronson

Melanie Aronson grew up outside of Boston, Massachusetts in the U.S. and received her Masters of Fine Arts in Documentary Film from the School of Visual Arts (NYC) in 2014. She then moved to Sweden and started a production company called Eyeing the World. Melanie directed the short film, Refuge, in 2013, which had its U.S. premiere at the 2014 Seattle International Film Festival.