My Saraab

 

 

Title:  My Saraab

Logline: In a life shaped by war art transforms struggle into hope.

Producer & Director

Sarna Lapine

 

Summary:
In Arabic, the word Saraab means mirage, often used as a metaphor for survival in the midst of war. Political refugee Sabah Al-Dhaher returns home to Iraq: confronted with his past and the loss of hope, Sabah seeks solace through painting and carving in a world torn asunder by war.

Winner of best short film at the NW Film Forum, 2005

 

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS:

 

  NW Film Forum Local Sighting, 2005, Seattle

  Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, 2006, Missoula

  Beverly Hills Shorts Festival, 2006, Los Angeles

  Arab & Iranian Film Festival, 2006, Seattle

 Northwest FolkLife, 2006, Seattle

 

 

 

To request a DVD or for more information please send an e-mail to 

sarna_lisa@yahoo.com

and write My Saraab in subject line.