Zawya Cinema Screens Documentary Ya Omri (104 Wrinkles) Winner of the Jury Award at the Malmo Arab Film Festival
Zawya Cinema is going to host a special screening of the documentary film Ya Omri (104 Wrinkles) by Hady Zaccak today, Sunday, January 7, 2018, at 07:30 PM. The film won many awards including the Jury Award at the Malm√∂ Arab Film Festival.
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. The film is written and directed by Hady Zaccak, produced by ZAC Films and distributed in the Arab world by MAD Solutions.
Ya Omri (104 Wrinkles) won the Jury Award at the Malm√∂ Arab Film Festival (MAFF) in Sweden, and before that it won the Award of Merit at the Docs Without Borders Film Festival in Nassau, USA and an Appreciation Award at the Impact Docs Awards. 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 2017, 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.
Lebanese award-winning director Hady Zaccak studied at the Institut d'√Čtudes Sc√©niques, Audiovisuelles et Cin√©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 (2006).