France, Lebanon I 2020 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 78 min

Beirut, Lebanon. The city is riveted by a series of car bomb attacks. Alain, bored with his job as a sales representative, decides to turn his back on his life in this madness. Looking for a way out, he decides to devote himself to his passion, scuba diving. Quickly, he becomes increasingly obsessed with only one thing: breaking the world diving record.

Director: Roy Arida
Writer: Roy Arida
Cast: Nathalie Japiot, Alain Najm, Toufic Khreich
DOP: Jacques Girault
Producer: Roy Arida, Vincent Le Port, Pierre-Emmanuel Urcun


Screening: April 8th
18:00 Panora 2

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Moderator: Ahmed Shawky.

The participants: Roy Arida, Karim Douaidy.

Apr 8, 2021 19:00 CET

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Director: Roy Arida

Born in Beirut, Roy Arida studied cinema at La Fémis, Paris, in the directing department. Ever since his graduation in 2011 he has
been working between France and Lebanon with an equal interest for both fiction and documentary films. In 2012, he co-founded
STANK, a film production company based in France. Under the Concrete is his first feature film as a director.