Teddy Award for Best Short Film - The TEDDY Award, Berlinale, Berlin 2014
Best First Film - Lebanese Film Festival, Beirut 2014
Inntravel Award for Best Short Film - Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, Berwick-Upon-Tweed 2014
Best Short Film - Queer Lisboa International Film Festival, Lisbon 2014
Uppsala Grand Prix - Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Uppsala 2014
2014 / Lebanon / 19'30" / In Arabic with English Subtitles
Film by : Roy Dib
Cast : Abed Kobeissy, Ziad Chakaroun
Sound Engineer: Fadi Tabbal and Stephane Reeves (Tunefork Recording Studios)
Mondial 2010 is a film on love and place. A Lebanese gay couple decides to take a road trip to Ramallah. The film is recorded with their camera as they chronicle their journey. The viewers are invited through the couple's conversations into the universe of a fading city.
The relations between Israelis and Lebanese are governed by the 1943 Lebanese Criminal Code and the 1955 Lebanese Anti-Israeli Boycott Law, the former of which forbids any interaction with nationals of enemy states, and the latter of which specifies Israelis, making a trip for a Lebanese citizen to Israel (or Palestinian territories) impossible.
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