A Drowning Man

A Drowning Man

A Drowning Man

Denmark, Greece, UK / Fiction / 15' / HD / Color / 2017

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.

Director: Mahdi Fleifel
Script: Mahdi Fleifel
Director of Photography: Vasco Viana
Producer: Patrick Campbell, Mahdi Fleifel, Signe Byrge Sørensen
Musician: Jóhann Jóhannsson
Editing: Michael Aaglund
Sound: Dario Swade
Cast: Atef Alshafei

CV

Palestenian/Danish director Mahdi Fleifel, was born in Dubai in 1979. He graduated from the UK National Film & TV School.

Filmography

Men In The Sun 2018, A Drowning Man 2017, A Man Returned 2016, Xenos 2014, Visit Pales-tine 2012, A World Not Ours 2012

Festivals Attended

A Drowning Man: Cannes Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Wintertur international Short Film Festival
A Man Returned: Berlin International Film Festival, Akbank Short Film Festival

Awards

A Drowning Man: Best Short Film - Dokufest Kosovo, Silver Spike - Valladolid International Film Festival, Grand Prix - Cork Film Festival, Best Short Film - Festival International du Film de Bruxelles, Best Short Film - Dubai International Film Festival
A Man Returned: Silver Bear Jury Prize – Berlin International Film Festival

Contact

festival@salaudmorisset.com

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