Salamat from Germany

Salamat from Germany

Lebanon | 2018 | 21 minutes | Una Gunjak, Rami Kodeih

Desperate to escape Lebanon and settle in Europe, Lillo buys himself a Syrian passport and prepares to appropriate the Syrian identity. What he's not ready for is everything that comes with being a Syrian refugee.

  • Director: Una Gunjak, Rami Kodeih
  • Principal Cast: Elie Njeim, Shady Azraee, Abdallah Jatal
  • Premiere Status: Seattle
  • Country: Lebanon, France
  • Year: 2018
  • Running Time: 21 minutes
  • Producer: Myriam Sassine, Dominique Welinski, Georges Schoucair
  • Screenplay: Kodeih Rami, Una Gunjak
  • Cinematographers: Karim Ghorayeb
  • Editors: Maria Malek
  • Language: Arabic
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • Format: DCP

This film is playing as a part of ShortsFest Closing Night 2018

SIFF's annual celebration of the short subject finishes off with a dynamically varied program examining the breezy joy and tremendous complexity found in the best short films.

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