Not Far from Here

While attending an ‘Education and Peace’ conference in Beirut, Ramy unexpectedly crosses paths with his former love interest Farah. Although she’s pressed for time, he persuades her to have a brief catch-up at a nearby coffee shop. However, as Farah follows Ramy in her car, they get stuck in a massive traffic jam due to an unexpected detour.

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Not Far from Here

Short (14mins) Narrative




Arabic, English


No Rating


Mohammad Sammak


Jihad Saade


Jihad Saade


Thu 21 Sep 2023, 5.30pm, MovieTowne, POS—Screen 09

Tue 26 Sep 2023, 3.00pm, MovieTowne, POS—Screen 10

Caribbean Premiere

Jihad Saade

Jihad Saade

Jihad Saade, born in 1989, finished his cinema studies at Notre Dame University in 2012. His graduation film received the best student film in Barcelona International Film Festival. In 2015, he received a residency from Goethe Institute to develop in first feature documentary. In 2017 he co-directed a short documentary that received the audience award in the Lebanese Film Festival in Canada. He is currently editing his new feature documentary film shot late 2022. Jihad has been working for over 10 years in different productions ranging from creative to news-oriented projects.

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