Yara Gebara

ALBA | Lebanon

An enthusiastic and passionate filmmaker in progress, aspiring to be a director and a creative producer in the future, specifically in the independent cinema industry. She is interested in all aspects of filmmaking, both theoretical and technical, in particular she likes the stages of writing and directing, which allow her to translate an idea on paper to a vision on screen. She already directed a short documentary (Exile-2022) and a fiction (Happy Hours- 2023) that participated in the short film corner - marché du film Cannes 2024. She is eager to develop herself professionally and reinforce her knowledge in order to contribute in the creation of beautiful universal stories.

Happy Hours

Lebanon / 2023 / 24’

Another night in Beirut, a new story to be told. Wael spends his night barhopping as usual in Hamra. After several encounters, both expected and surprising, he finds himself helpless and unable to move forward in a torn up and disturbed city, left with loss and dispair.

Yara Gebara