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    Directed by Aziz Zoromba
    Canada | 18 minutes | U.S. Premiere |

After being estranged from his family because of his homosexuality, we observe a young Arab man over four seasons as he navigates his solitude--all the while attempting to reconnect with his mother.

In competition for Bridging the Borders Award and Best Documentary Short.

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Director: Aziz Zoromba
Producers: Aziz Zoromba, Carol Nguyen
Screenwriter: Aziz Zoromba
Cinematographers: Max Machado
Editor: Ashley Gilmour, Aziz Zoromba
Music: Ash
Original Language Title: Lointain
Country: Canada
Language: in French, English and Arabic with English subtitles
Year: 2020
Running Time: 18 minutes
Premiere Status: U.S. Premiere
Awards: Prix Art et Essai, Prends ça Court!
Primary Company: h264
Contact Email: justine@h264distribution.com
Website: https://www.h264distribution.com/en/films/distribution/faraway/

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