Original Film Title: Sandcastles
Directors Name: Sabine Bou Jaoude
Writers Name: Sabine Bou Jaoude
Producer: Elyssa Bou Younes, Georgette El Kareh
Country of Origin: Lebanon
Country of Filming: Lebanon
Runtime: 24 minutes 47 seconds
Sandcastles is a short narrative drama set in a small town neighbouring Beirut, Lebanon. A young woman from a modest family, Samar, navigates her daily life through a patriarchal society whilst trying to find a better future for herself. One fateful night after trying to get back home from work, she takes a public cab home. The disturbing events of that night push her to take the decision to want to leave. But will she get to, amidst a heightened sensitive political climate?