A DROWNING MAN

'A DROWNING MAN' WINS GRAND PRIX FOR BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT AT CORK FILM FESTIVAL by Mauricio Gonzalez-Aranda

Mahdi' Fleifel's poweful short film A Drowning Man took home the Grand Prix for Best International Short at the 62nd Cork Film Festival, held November 10-19 2017. 

Since the Cork Film Festival is an Oscar® qualifying film festival the win allows A Drowning Man to join the longlist for the 90th Academy Awards in the Live Action Short Film category. 

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'A DROWNING MAN' IN COMPETITION AT CANNES 2017 by Mauricio Gonzalez-Aranda

We are immensely proud to announce that Mahdi Fleifel's A DROWNING MAN has been selected for the Short Film Competition at Cannes Film Festival 2017. The film will be  in the running for the 2017 Short Film Palme d’or, to be awarded by Cristian Mungiu, President of the Jury, at the official award ceremony of the 70th Festival de Cannes on 28th May.

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