Campaign unsuccessfully ended on: 19 Sep,2014
The film won two development grants from Tribeca Film Institute and another well-known US institute( will announce the name once we are allowed to) for 2014, both of which are 10,000$ each, yet we still need money to recruit a good sound operator, rent sound equipment and few lights for interviews. 15000$ would help us maintain our cinematic style. We don't like to brag about our work, that's why we prefer you watch our trailer and see why we may(or may not) deserve your contribution. We all have this kind of village inside, that swings between the past and now, resists change, and wishes things happened differently. We all have parents who wait for us, to visit them daily, or once in a while, and we all suffer from a certain type of absence. This local village seems small enough, yet it is a sample of a global big issue nowadays
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Ola and Omar Shami have worked together in more than 20 short documentaries featured on national Lebanese TV for four years since 2006( Sawtuna program broadcast on LBCI) Their recent project Villages of the Absent has won the Tribeca Film…Full biography