Director: Rita Baghdadi Run Time: 78 min. Language: Arabic, English
On the outskirts of Beirut, Lilas and Shery, co-founders and guitarists of the Middle East’s first all-female metal band, wrestle with friendship, sexuality and destruction in their pursuit of becoming thrash metal rock stars. Documentary Feature.
Scheduled to appear for an in-person Q&A:
Scheduled to appear: Rita Baghdadi, director; Lilas Mayassi and Shery Bechara, documentary participants and founders of Slave to Sirens; Grace Zahrah, editor, and Tatiana el Dahdah, co-producer/sound designer
Director, Screenwriter and Producer: Rita Baghdadi
Producer: Camilla Hall
Program Category: World Cinema: Documentary Competition
Film Still Courtesy of Sundance Institute.
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