Transit Game

Bavarian Premiere

Screenings: Sunday, June 21, 2015, 19:00 and Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 19:00 (SALTY)


Countries of Origin: Canada, USA, Lebanon
Year of Completion / First Public Screening: 2014
Running Time: 18’00“
Category: Fiction

Synopsis:In the northern mountains of Lebanon, a Syrian man encounters two Palestinian children on the side of the road. Their moving stories of exile provide a glimpse into the uncertainties he must face as a refugee.

Director: Anna Fahr
Screenplay: Anna Fahr
Cinematograper: Bassem Fayad
Editor: Anna Fahr
Producer: Anna Fahr, Habib Battah, Niam Itani, Idil Ibrahim

Festivals & Awards:
Middle East Now Festival 2015 (WINNER: Critic’s Jury Prize) – Italy
Yorkton Film Festival 2015 (NOMINATED: Best Drama) – Canada
CourToujours Short Film Festival Geneva 2015 – Switzerland
SPE Women’s Film Festival 2015 – USA
Aan Arbor Palestine Film Festival 2015 – USA
Festival International du Film Oriental de Genève 2015 – Switzerland
Houston Palestine Film Festival 2015 – USA
Sofia Menar Film Festival 2015 – Bulgaria
Cinetopia International Film Festival 2015 – USA
Interfilm Berlin 2014 (WINNER: 2nd Prize, Confrontations Competition) – Germany
Arab Film Festival 2014 (WINNER: Best Short Film) – USA
St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival 2014 – Canada
BBC Arabic Film Festival 2014 – UK
International Diaspora Film Festival 2014 – Canada
Boston Palestine Film Festival 2014 – USA
London Palestine Film Festival 2014 – UK
Mostra Cinema: Oriente Medio 2014 – Brazil