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A tormented love letter to her home city, Rana Eid’s debut is a documentary is a paean to the city of Beirut and her father. The filmmaker’s voiceover is about both, equally a part of her and in need of resolution. Panoptic, as its name suggests, presents a number of perspectives on Beirut and especially focuses on the hidden corners, forgotten people and unknown stories that drift through this thought-provoking and poignant ode to memories lost.
2017 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / 69 mins
Genre: Creative Documentary
Programme: Muhr Feature
Premiere: MENA Premiere
Rating: 12+
Contains: Adult Themes
Director: Rana Eid
Producer: Myriam Sassine
Scriptwriter: Rana Eid, Rania Stephan
DOP: Talal Khoury
Editor: Rania Stephan
Composer: Nadim Mishlawi
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