After a long absence, Jana, a young woman, suddenly returns to Beirut. She reconnects with the familiar yet strange life she had left behind.
Flagey, Cinematek, La Quinzaine des Réalisateurs
Based in Beirut, Ely Dagher is a graduate of Goldsmiths College in London. His work explores the possibilities that arise from the interplay between cultures, stories and fiction. He was awarded the Short Film Palme d’Or at Cannes for Waves’98. The Sea Ahead is his first feature film.