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.

Waves ’98 won the top prize at the Cannes film Festival, the Palm D’Or in the short film category.

I had the pleasure to work as an animator on Ely Dagher’s film, bringing some scenes to life. For more info about the film, please check the official website: Waves’98


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