About the team
Soudade Kaadan (Director) is a Syrian director, born in France. She studied theater criticism in the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts in Syria and filmmaking in Saint Joseph University (IESAV) Lebanon. Her films have screened at several venues nationally and internationally and have received international awards. Her first feature fiction film The Day I Lost My Shadow was awarded THE LION OF THE FUTURE award for best debut film in Venice Film Festival 2018, and the jury prize for directing at LA Festival and has been screened in several festivals: TIFF, BFI, Busan and IFFR. Her recent short film Aziza won Sundance Grand Jury Prize in 2019.