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A shirtless teen looks ahead. Behind him, we see an old building filled with satillites and electrical wires.

I Promise You Paradise [short film]

  Morad Mostafa

  Egypt, France, Qatar     25 minutes


In the aftermath of a violent incident, a 17-year-old Eissa must do all he can to protect his family.  Beautifully shot with superb performances by Kenyi Marcellino and Kenzi Mohamed, this impactful short lays bare the impossible choices migrants face every day.

This film screens as part of the Shorts 5: Drama – Breaking Points program.

 Arabic with subtitles