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SCARS AND TRACES
Previous title: Bab el Tabaneh
Director
Remi Itani
Biography

Lebanese director Remi Itani obtained her Bachelor Degree in Communication Arts in 2009 from the Lebanese American University LAU. Between 2006 & 2009 she made two short films and one short documentary. In 2011 she directed "Foreigners at home", a 52' documentary for Al-Jazeera documentary channel. In 2010, Remi worked as a 1st Assistant Director on the documentary "Play Time", by Dima AL-Joundi, for Al-Jazeera documentary channel. Remi also worked as a producer between 2007 and 2009 in the advertising field.

synopsis
Country of origin: Lebanon
The film follows the life of a young man trying to carve a meaning out of his life in a despondent surrounding. Ibrahim, 24 years old, has been to jail for more than 20 times; He comes from Bab EL-Tebbaneh, a neighbourhood in North Lebanon, known for its sectarian violence and religious fanatics. But in Bab El Tebbaneh, drug dealers and erotic theatres are widely spread at the peripheries of the area. The polarity of the situation reflects Ibrahim'sā€™ inner turmoil and inconsistency in deciding his life path.
Credits:
DIRECTOR: Remi Itani
PRODUCERS: Dima El Joundi
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Crystal Films - Lebanon
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Ahmad Dakroub
EDITOR: Mohammad Hanoun
SOUND DESIGNER: Ghassan Sadek
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