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in production

EMBODIED CHORUS

 

 

hybrid / creative documentary / 90 min / Alexa mini

written & directed by Mohamad Sabbah & Danielle Davie

produced by Julia Wagner, HEARTWAKE films (Germany) & Yara Abi Nader, MADAME LE TAPIS (Lebanon), coproduced by Hélène Walland & Chris Neuman, Wild Fang Films (Luxembourg)

 

To surpass the shame of living with Sexually Transmitted Infections in Lebanon, an HIV-positive woman and a gay man with HPV experience open a cinematic conversation.

 

with Caroline Hatem, Basma Baydoun, Cyril Kokozaki, Hashem Adnan, Firas Hallak, Danielle Davie & Mohamad Sabbah

Awards & markets:

 

nominated for Robert Bosch Film Prize 2018 (DIFF Special Award @Berlinale 2018), Beirut Cinema Platform 2018 (Award: Invitation to Rotterdam Lab 2019), Participation in Tripoli Film Festival Pitching Forum 2018 (Awards: Invitation to Cine Gouna Platform, The Postoffice Beirut Finishing award), Jury main award for 'Best project in development', Cinegouna Springboard 2018, Invitation IDFAcademy & IDFA Summer School, selected for IFP Week New York 2020 / Spotlight on documentaries section

confirmed partners:

 

IDFA Bertha Classic development fund 2018, Springboard El Gouna Egypt: Main Jury Award, Lebanese Ministry of Culture fund 2019, IMS Media Support Denmark 2019, PostOffice Beirut, AFAC Arab Fund for Arts and Culture 2019, BUSAN ACF/AND Asian Cinema Fund 2019, Luxemburg Film Fund, OIF Fonds Images de la Francophonie & IDFA Bertha Fund Europe 2020

https://www.facebook.com/embodiedchorus

https://www.idfa.nl/en/film/bf9dbf29-a3d5-4223-90cd-1052dd38f08a/embodied-chorus/idfa-bertha-fund