Muhr Arab Short
Syria, Canada / 2010 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / HDCam / 19 minutes


Upon being drafted for military service, Ahmad, a determined young Syrian poet, decides to flee his country, up to his neck with labyrinthine bureaucracy, conservative family, and to top it all off, a reluctant lover. En route to Lebanon, he discovers himself in an unexpected place, an apricot orchard. How will the orange fruits inspire our poetic hero?


Comedy, Drama

Cast & Credits

Adult Themes and References 15+

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