I Used to Sleep on the Rooftop / Kenet nam''al sateh

Year2017 Duration61 min. DirectorAngie Obeid

In 2015, Nuhad, a 53-year-old Syrian woman, decided to leave Damascus. Her destination was Beirut and I, Angie, a 27-year-old Lebanese woman and her son's friend, the only possible host.

Angie’s house becomes Nuhad's sole refuge, an antechamber leading to indefinite asylum destinations. In this huis-clos, Angie observes the older lady and finds intersections between her own life and Nuhad’s: they both are vainly trying to move out of their own walls to find the right place to exist in. 

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Gobierno de Navarra
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Con la financiación del Gobierno de España. Instituto de la Cinematografía y las Artes Audiovisuales Acción Cultural Española Plan de Recuperación, Transformación y Resiliencia Financiado por la Unión Europea. NexGenerationEU

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