Home > Film Festival > 12th PLJFF > Films > In Competition extra muros > I Used To Sleep On The Rooftop The sea stares at us from afar Noiseless, Desert Extras Railway Sleepers Landscapes of War, Landscapes of Peace On the edge of life Niñato In The Waves I Used To Sleep On The Rooftop 1 2 3 2017 (61’) LEBANON, QATAR Director: Angie Obeid Nuhad, a 53-year-old Syrian woman, had never left Syria. The war made her reconsider her existence in a country where she didn’t belong. She finds refuge in the home of Angie a 27-year-old Lebanese woman and her son’ friend. Angie observes the older lady and finds intersections between her own life and Nuhad’s: they both are vainly trying to move out of their own walls to find the right place to exist in. FESTIVALS FID Marseille, France, 2017 – First Film Special Mention Original language: Arabic / arapski Cinematographer: Angie Obeid Editor: Dani Abo Louh Producer: Beirut DC Contact: Angie Obeid E: firstname.lastname@example.org Angie Obeid (1988, Lebanon) achieved a bachelor degree in film directing and script writing from Notre Dame University. Since 2009 she’s been working as a producer, assistant director and editor on many documentaries for Al-Jazeera Documentary Channel. “I used to sleep on the rooftop” is her first independent feature documentary.