The Time is New

As Above, So Below

+ pre-recorded Q&A with director Sarah Francis

Kama fissamaa’, kathalika ala al-ard

A poetic reflection on sovereignty, perspective, space and futurisms.

Image from As Above, So Below + pre-recorded Q&A with director Sarah Francis

Lebanon 2020
Dir Sarah Francis
70min
Digital
English subtitles

The elements here are swings, a vast landscape, queues waiting for nothing in particular, a strangely soothing voice, and the moon is the main protagonist. A lunar meditation and a statement on play and formalism, Sarah Francis’ debut feature is a stunning visual experience that manages to create a spectacular cinematic universe out of very limited resources.

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