Berlin Beirut

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BerlinBeirut
Directed by Myrna Maakaron
Produced by Susann Schimk
Jörg Trentmann
Written by Myrna Maakaron
Starring Maria Toma
Myrna Maakaron
Philippe Farhat
Rhoda Fromme
Richard Farhat
Sami Cheikha
Sven Philipp
Tamara Cheikha
Tatiana Smatt Cheikha
Thomas Chacra
Victor del Castillo
Zeina Bassil
Music by Frank Maakaron
Cinematography Jutta Tränkle
Distributed by Kurz Film Agentur Hamburg
Release dates 2004
Running time 23 minutes
Country Lebanon
Germany

Berlin Beirut is a 2004 German-Lebanese short film by the Lebanese director Myrna Maakaron.

Cast and characters[edit]

  • Maria Toma as Girl in the Subway
  • Myrna Maakaron as Herself
  • Philippe Farhat as Children
  • Richard Farhat as Children
  • Rhoda Fromme as Girl with a Flute
  • Sami Cheikha as Children
  • Sven Philipp as German Man
  • Tamara Cheikha as Children
  • Tatiana Smatt Cheikha as Women on Balcony
  • Thomas Chacra as Children
  • Victor del Castillo as Cellist
  • Zeina Bassil as Women on Balcony

Awards[edit]

  • Winner of the BERLIN TODAY AWARD 2004.[1]
  • Winner of the DISCOVERY CHANNEL FILM PRIZE as BEST GERMAN DOCUMENTARY at the 47th International Leipzig Festival For Documentary And Animated Films
  • Winner of the BEST DOCUMENTARY in Portugal at the FIKE 2004 - Évora International Short Film Festival
  • Winner of the BEST SHORT FILM at the Carthage Film Festival 2004
  • Winner of the BEST PRIZE at the Bayreuther Filmfest "kontrast 2005"
  • Winner of the BEST BERLIN FILM at Achtung Berlin Film Festival 2005
  • Winner of the SEDICIORO as BEST SHORT, section documentary at the "2nd Film Festival Forlì City"- Italy 2005
  • Special Mention at the 7ème Biennale des cinémas arabes à Paris - 2004
  • Special Mention at the International Short Film Festival Hamburg - 2004

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