The Long Way Down

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How two men from different worlds work out their differences, with the help of other passengers, while inside a descending elevator?

Yasser Howaidy - applicant and director

Yasser Howaidy Yasser is one of our creative lab community members and an inspiring applicant. This project has been an amazing chapter in our journey. Huge thanks to all our creative lab members who have contributed to this amazing project. View portfolio

non-member participants

  • Craig Hawes
  • Celine Abiad
  • Alessandro Martella
  • Hisham Saqr
  • Giorgio Giampà
  • Rodolphe Saleh
  • Georges Max
  • Amer Kamel
  • Michael Dix
  • Milica Randelovic
  • Bahaa Nasser
  • Elias Trad
  • Ahmad Salman
  • Tallen Chow
  • Marianna Massa
  • Alfonso Corace
  • Joe Aoun
  • Luis Filipe
  • Fadi Ramadan
  • Patrick Torralba
  • Ibrahim Touma
  • Koko Boutchakjian
  • Claire Roddie
  • Rizwan Muhammed
  • Emad Atti
  • Magdy Youssef
  • Ziad Kahwaji
  • Milan kostic
  • Yvonne Kuehl
  • Diane Kuo
  • John Kochancyk

festivals, awards & nominations

  • Luxor Egyptian and European Film Festival - September 2012
  • Zmir Short Film Festival - November 2012
  • Arab Film Festival Rotterdam - November/December 2012
  • 1st Indipendent FF Iran - September 2012
  • Ecran Mobile, Festival International du court-métrage de Genève - January 2012
  • Festival du Court Métrage de Clermont-Ferrand - February 2013 - Film Market
  • Ecran Mobile, Festival International du court-métrage de Genève - February 2012
  • Arab Screen Independent Film Festival (Benghazi) - February 2012 - Special Jury Prize
  • Gulf Film Festival - Dubai UAE - April 2013
  • Corti Da Sogni "Antontio Ricci" - Ravenna , Italy - May 2013
  • Durban International Film Festival - July 2013
  • Festival del Cinema Africano - Milano Italy - May 2013
  • El Sakia Short Film Festival - Cairo, Egypt - March 2013, - Golden Prize, First Place