Private Project

Beirut August 10, 2020

6 days after the Beirut explosion on the 4th of August 2020, Lina, Imad, Sonia, Mona and Saideh try to make sense of what they witnessed.

  • Cynthia Choucair
    Director
    Counting Tiles, Powerless, Elie Feyrouz, The Chair, Pictures of Life
  • Sabine Younes
    Producer
  • Hadi Rahi
    Editors
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    25 minutes 56 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 28, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
    Lebanon
  • Country of Filming:
    Lebanon
  • Language:
    Arabic
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Cynthia Choucair

Born in Lebanon, Cynthia Choucair graduated from ALBA University in 1998 and obtained a Maîtrise in Film Directing from Iesav-USJ in 2002. She has directed nine fiction and documentary films of different lengths. 
Her last documentary “Counting Tiles” received the UNHCR Award at Cinemigrante film festival and toured several festivals around the world.
In 2007, she founded her production company, Road2films, producing documentaries, fiction films and cultural TV and online content. She has produced and coproduced documentaries that have competed in prestigious international film festivals such as the International Film Festival of Rotterdam, Sheffield DocFest, RIDM, FidMarseille and many others. Cynthia is a member of the Lebanese Cultural Association Beirut DC.

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