ARE YOU GLAD I'M HERE
Director: Noor Fay Gharzeddine
Lebanon, 2017, 85 min
WINNER: Best Original Score and Audience Award
Cast:Marwa Khalil, Tess Harrison, Najeeb Zeitouni, Charbel Makhlouf, Nadim Deaibes, Aida Sabra, Elie Njeim
Crew:Screenwriters: Samuel Anderson - Cinematographer: Ziad Chahoud - Editor: Alix Diaconis , Michael Berenbaum, Katey Spinner - Composer: Simon Taufique
Email:noorfayfilms AT gmail.com
About the director
Noor Fay Gharzeddine is a Lebanese-American filmmaker born and raised in New York City. Her films study unlikely relationships and unique environments. She is fascinated with films that blend hyper-realism with absurdity, and tragedy with comedy. Noor has a BA in Film and Electronic Arts from Bard College, where she had the privilege of studying under influential filmmakers such as Kelly Reichardt, Ben Coonley and Peter Hutton. She is currently developing a scripted comedy and writing her next film.
Director Noor Gharzeddine will be available for Q&A after the screening.