2016 Official Selection, film index

Waves '98

Waves '98

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Disillusioned with his life in the suburbs of segregated Beirut, Omar's discovery lures him into the depths of the city and a world that is close, yet isolated from his reality.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Waves '98

    Directed by: Ely DAGHER

    Brussels-based Lebanese director Ely Dagher was born and raised in Beirut. He earned one Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Arts and Illustration and another in Animation at the Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts. He then got an MA in New Media and Contemporary Art Theory from Goldsmiths College in London. Working across different mediums, he founded BeaverAndBeaver in 2011 to tackle a wide range of projects: animations, videos, etc. His first film "Beirut" won the Bitfilm Award for animation in 2008.

    Country: Lebanon

    Year of production: 2015

    Running time: 14 min 50 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: 2D computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Family, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Ely DAGHER


    Distribution: PREMIUM FILMS, Jean-Charles MILLE

    Script: Ely Dagher

    Animation: Ely Dagher

    Music: Matthew Wilcock

    Sound: Zelig Sound

    Editing: Ely Dagher