Synopsis: Farid and Amal are an elderly childless couple, they are a high-end bourgeois family and are very concerned with the words and looks of society. Farid suffers from episodes of amnesia and loss of perception, which makes him wander in his own world, free of societal chains, loving exceptionally, all amidst continuous bursts of public dancing. What will Amal choose as a woman of her age? True and innocent love? Or will she choose to be held down by the burden of acceptance from the world around her?
Director’s Biography: Dana Abdessamad, 21 years old, is a fresh graduate from the Lebanese University (Cinema & TV). She had several internships at Ginger Production House and Lumens Film Production, and participated in the making of five students’ short films as assistant director. In October 2020, “Amygdala” was submitted as her senior project and first short film. She is currently working as an editor for Sarde After Dinner on YouTube.