Screening of Director Hady Zaccak's Documentary Ya Omri (104 Wrinkles) at the Panorama of Lebanese Cinema in Brazil
Director Hady Zaccak's documentary Ya Omri (104 Wrinkles) will be screened within the events of the Panorama of Lebanese Cinema in Brazil. The screenings will take place at Cinema Botafogo in Rio de Janeiro and Cinema Augusta in Sao Paulo, Brazil on the 27th and 28th of November at 07:00 pm (GMT -2).
The Panorama of Lebanese Cinema (23-29 November) is organized by Istituto de Cultura Brasil Libano and sponsored by LiBank S.A.L. The Panorama aims at linking the Lebanese in Brazil with their cultural roots through cinema and creating joint production opportunities between Lebanon and Brazil through a number of meetings with leading companies in the Brazilian film industry.
Director Hady Zaccak follows his grandmother Henriette as she ages and crosses the centenarian milestone to reach 104 years. He witnesses the transformation of her memory, her emigration from Lebanon to Brazil and the stories of love, children and suspended time. Written and directed Hady Zaccak, the film is produced by ZAC Films anddistributed by MAD Solutions in the Arab world.
Ya Omri (104 Wrinkles) won the Award of Merit at the Docs Without Borders Film Festival in Nassau, USA and an Appreciation Award at the Impact Docs Awards. Most recently, the film won the Jury Award at the MalmÃ¶ Arab Film Festival (MAFF) in Sweden. Landing its world premiere at the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) where it competed within the Muhr Feature Competition, Ya Omri (104 Wrinkles) took part in several film festivals including Beirut Cinema Days, Sharm El Sheikh Arab and European Film Festival where it marked the sole documentary within the International Features Competition, Cairo Cinema Days and Lebanese Film Festival (LFF) in Sydney, Australia.
Born in Beirut, Hady Zaccak studied at the Institut d'Ã‰tudes ScÃ©niques, Audiovisuelles et CinÃ©matographiques, Saint-Joseph University (IESAV) in Beirut. Zaccak wrote and directed more than 20 documentaries, including; Ya Omri (104 Wrinkles) (2017), Kamal Joumblatt, Witness and Martyr (2015), Marcedes (2012), A History Lesson (2010), The War of Peace (2007), and Refugees for Life (20016).
Screening Times of Ya Omri (104 Wrinkles) at the Panorama of Lebanese Cinema in Brazil (GMT -2)
Monday, 27 November, at 07:00 pm at Cinema Botafogo in Rio de Janeiro
Tuesday, 28 November, at 07:00 pm at Cinema Augusta in Sao Paulo