A Watsch Films Company

Memory Box

Previous Next Memory Box A film by Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige Drama, 2021 On Christmas day in Montreal, Maia and her daughter Alex receive a box full of notebooks, tapes and photos she had sent to her best friend from Beirut back in the 80s. Between fantasy and reality, Alex secretly discovers her mother’s […]

The Sea Ahead

Previous Next The Sea Ahead A film by Ely Dagher Drama, 2021 After a long time gone, a young woman Jana suddenly returns to Beirut and finds herself reconnecting with the familiar yet strange life she had once left. Producers Arnaud Dommerc (Andolfi), Georges Schoucair (Abbout Productions), Benoît Roland (Wrong Men) Screenwriter Ely DagherCinematography  Shadi ChaabanEditor Léa Masson, Ely DagherSound Rawad Hobeika, […]

Beirut Hold’em

Previous Next Beirut Hold’em A film by Michel Kammoun Drama, 2021 Ziko a 40-year old ex-con is released from prison and wants to restart his life. He’s determined to win back Carole – the love of his life – and open up a gambling joint, locally known as an “Amusement Center.”  He reunites with his […]

Costa Brava, Lebanon

Previous Next Costa Brava, Lebanon A film by Mounia Akl Drama, 2021 The free-spirited Badri family has escaped the toxic pollution of Beirut by seeking refuge in the utopic mountain home they have built. But unexpectedly, a garbage landfill is built right outside their fence, bringing the trash and corruption of a whole country to […]

Perhaps What I fear Does Not Exist

Previous Next Perhaps What I fear Does Not Exist A film by Corine Shawi Documentary, 2022 When her father becomes suddenly paralyzed, the filmmaker spends four years in between hospitals finding shelter, behind her camera, away from a family tragedy. Rehabilitation centers, VR experiments, fervent prayers, voice notes, love making and cemeteries are the record […]