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So Dear, So Lovely

So Dear, So Lovely
Director: Diana Allan

Canada, Lebanon, 2018, short story, avant-garde, 23 min., Arabic with Lithuanian subtitles, N-16

Taxi driver Abu Hosam is a driver from Palestine. He has a strange past, future full of doubts and majestic present. He drives across both the streets of Beirut and his maps of memories which are vivid and full of thoughts.

About the director

Director Diana Allan works in the McGill University. Her main interests are the refugees of Palestine in Lebanon. She has filmed and directed six documentaries. In 2013 she became part of the Guggenheim fellowship because of her work in anthropology and filmmaking. She has published a book which was awarded with Middle East anthropology and Memo prize of the Palestine.