A family living in a war torn country spends what seems to be a normal evening together.
Their conversations shift between casual matters of daily life and survival. This ambiguous situation highlights the aches of how we take time for granted and live life.

Country: Belgium
Year: 2020
Language: Arabic
Subtitles: English
Sound: 5.1 / Stereo
Format: 2K DCP 2.35 Color








Written and directed by Rand Abou Fakher
Produced by Hilife Cinematography – Hans Bruch Jr.
Cinematography by Hans Bruch Jr. SBC
Production design by Galy Gaelle Haleblian
Sound mix by Enzo Tibi
Sound recording by Wouter Gordts and Lancelot Hervé
Concept art by Abdallah El Omari – Lennert Van Asselbergh

Bio – Filmography

Rand Abou Fakher (Syria, 1995) studied flute at the National
Syrian Conservatory in Damascus.
In 2015 she moved to Brussels, Belgium.
Her debut short film, “Braided Love” had its international
premiere in Sarajevo Film Festival in 2018.
Rand is a multi-platform artist and currently performs in a
theatre play.

“Braided Love” (20 min, black and white, Belgium, 2018)
Sarajevo IFF – Bosnia, Ghent IFF – Belgium,
KunstenfestivaldesArts Brussels.
“So We Live” (15 min, color, Belgium, 2020)
World premiere Berlinale Shorts Competition 2020


Berlinale, officiel short film compétition – Germany, February 2020.
Usak Winged Seahorse Short Film Festival -Turkey, July 2021/ Best film award/ Turkish premier.
Leuven International Short Film Festival – Belgium, December/ Best film award.
GABES film festival – Tunisie, Mars 2021/ Best film award.
Brussels short film festival – Belgium, June 2021/ International Grand Prix.
PyeongChang Int’l Peace Film Festival – South Korea, June 2020.
Guanajuato International Film Festival – Mexico, September 2020.
Festival du Film franco-arabe Noisy-le-sec – France, November 2020/ France Première.
Karama Human Rights Film Festival – Jordan, December 2020/ Arab world première.
Karama Beirut human rights film festival – Lebanon, January 2021.
Friss Huss Budapest – Hungry, June 2021.
Toronto arab film festival – Canada, May 2021.