In Coincidence with Its Release in the Arab World
Director Jihane Chouaib's Go Home Takes Part in the Silk Road Film Festival in Ireland
Continuing its successful tour at film festivals around the world, Lebanese director Jihane Chouaib's
film Go Home is taking part in the 5th edition of the Silk Road Film Festival (8 - 15 March) in Dublin, Ireland. The film will be screened on Friday, the 10th of March.
The Silk Road Film Festival aims to attract film projects from countries where the ancient Silk Road passed through connecting Asia, the Arab world, Africa, the Mediterranean and Europe commercially and culturally.
The film revolves around Nada, who is returns to her abandoned family home in Lebanon that was destroyed and dilapidated by the war, turning its garden into a dump. She decides to resettle in this
place amidst her childhood memories, setting a mission for herself: finding the body of her grandfather who had disappeared during the Civil War. Her journey leads her to discover myths and secrets while searching for her own identity.
Go Home was supported by Enjaaz programme and was nominated for the Best Feature Film Award
within the Best Muhr Fiction Feature competition during the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF)
in 2015. In the same year, the film was also nominated for the New Currents Award at the Busan International Film Festival. Go Home also concluded the events of the 12th Lebanese Film Festival.
Directed by Jihane Chouaib, Go Home stars the award-winning Iranian star Golshifteh Farahani, who began her career at the age of 14 and won five awards at five different film festivals. Farahani also starred alongside Leonardo Dicaprio in Body of Lies, becoming the first Iranian actress to take part in
a Hollywood production since 1979.
The Screening Times of Go Home at the Silk Road Film Festival in Ireland
Friday, the 10th of March at 08:00 pm, Dublin Time (GMT(