The Blind of the Cathedral

in 2015 Competition

Save the Human

Short | Lebanon | 18 min
  • Nadine Asmar Pascale Asmar
  • Pascale Asmar Serge Asmar

In front of a cathedral, fate led to Hala and Bachir’s meeting. At first sight, they share nothing in common: she is a 15-year-old student, she is Muslim and she sees. Whereas Bachir is 27, he plays the lute, he is Christian and blind. In a country ruled by hatred and conflicts, division and exacerbated sectarianism, and just before the burst of the civil war, two pure souls meet. Hala and Bachir will go through an adventure that will empower their innocent love. But a dark fate awaits them…