Lebanese film director keeps faith after COVID-19 dashes Cannes dreams


BEIRUT (Reuters) – Many directors would have been devastated when their plans to show their first feature at the Cannes Film Festival were wrecked by the spread of COVID-19.

A general view of the set of the movie “Broken keys” in Beirut, Lebanon in this undated handout. Ezekiel Film Production/Handout via REUTERS

But Lebanon’s Jimmy Keyrouz said he took heart from the themes of his movie “Broken Keys”, which tells its own story of finding hope in the midst of disaster.

The film follows a young man called Karim living somewhere in Iraqi and Syrian territory occupied by Islamic State…

Source reuters.com

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