Ajyal Film Festival 2019

All Films

A Day in 1959 (A Day in 1959)

Arab Short Film Competition

Nadim Tabet / Short Narrative / Lebanon / 2012 / 22 min / Black & White / HDCAM
In Arabic / English subtitles
Interests: Drama, Romance, Social Issues, Dark Comedy
International Premiere
Rated: Mature subject matter. Not suitable for minors. Individuals under the age of 18 are not admitted into cinemas.


Lebanon, 1959. An upper-class couple and their friend set out for a picnic by the river. En route, they pick up a daily worker and the unexpected events that follow challenge the comfortable sweetness of their lives.

About the Directors

Born in Lebanon, Nadim Tabet moved to France to pursue studies in history, philosophy and cinema. While studying, he directed several short films and experimental videos Super-8 and HD. In 2001, he co-founded the Lebanese Film Festival. Currently he is preparing his first feature film ‘A Concert in Beirut’.


Nadim Tabet
Nadim Tabet
Nadim Tabet
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