Disillusioned with his life in the suburbs of segregated Beirut, Omar’s discovery lures him into the depths of the city. Immersed into a world that is so close yet so isolated from his reality that he eventually finds himself struggling to keep his attachments, his sense of home.

Technical details

Duration: 15 minutes
Nationality: Lebanon
Production year: 2015
Director: Ely Dagher

Waves 98 (2015)

Born and raised in Beirut. Ely Graduated with an MA in New media and contemporary Art Studies from Goldsmiths College in London. He has been working on various projects and different mediums in the arts world. Ely’s latest short film ‘Waves ‘98’ was awarded the short film Palme D’Or at the 68th Cannes Film Festival. The director’s work is diverse and he works across different mediums.