A drowning man

DIRECTOR:  MahdI FLeifel

Alone and far from home, The Kid makes his way through a strange city looking for the means to get through his day. Surrounded by predators he is forced to make compromises merely to survive, his life of exile grows one day longer.



Duration: 16 min
Release: May 2017
Language: Arabic & Greek

Director: Mahdi Fleifel
Editor: Michael Aaglund
Cinematographer: Vasco Viana
Sound designer: Dario Swade
Production & Costume Design: Alexia Theodoraki
Acting Coach: Scandar Copti
Sound Recordist: Dimitris Kanellopoulos
Producer: Signe Byrge Sørensen, Patrick Campbell, Mahdi Fleifel
Co-producer: Maria Drandaki

Produced by Final Cut for Real
Co-produced by Nakba Filmworks  (UK) and Homemade Films (GR)
Developed with the support of:
Danish Film Institute
Creative Europe
AFAC - The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture



World Premiere at Cannes Film Festival 2017 - In Short Film competition
Odense Film Festival
Toronto Film Festival


Producer Signe Byrge Sørensen
E: byrge@final-cut.dk

Producer Patrick Campbell
E: patrick@nakbafilmworks.com

Salaud Morisset
E: festival@salaudmorisset,com
p: +49 1 52 25 19 23 36