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11 Ratings

Waves '98

Directed by Ely Dagher
Lebanon, 2015
Short, Animation


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

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Waves '98 Directed by Ely Dagher

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2015 | Winner: Palme d'Or - Best Short Film



Chicago International Film Festival

2015 | Winner: Best Animated Short Film (Silver Plaque)