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Title of Film: Saeed

Date of Screening: August 12, 2021

Film Block Time: 7:30pm



Category: A short, A woman directed film

Director: Joan Stein Schimke

Producer(s): John Drew, Alex Peace

Writer(s): John Drew, Emad Tayefeh

Runtime of Film: 13:47

Even though Sami is safe in the US with his 9-year-old daughter, Aya, the injures sustained during the war in Syria are making his life difficult. When news breaks that the rest of his family will arrive from a refugee camp, he should be as elated as Aya. But as Aya grows more eager to see her brother Saeed, Sami grows more anxious.

Other Info:
Drama, Humanitarian
My film is a LONG ISLAND premiere
Filmed in Queens, Filmed in Nassau County
Laith Nakli (‘Ms. Marvel,’ ‘Ramy’) ‘May Calamawy (‘Moon Knight,’ ‘Ramy’)


All Screenings in the LIIFE line-up will be held at the Bellmore Movies (directly North of the Bellmore train station)
Bellmore Movies
222 Pettit Avenue
Bellmore, NY 11710
516 783-3199