FEATURE FILMS


LIKE SALT
by Darine Hotait


90 minutes
NARRATIVE

Science Fiction/Time Travel/Magical Realism


. Recipient of New York State Council On The Arts (NSCA) Development Grant (January 2019)

. Selected at Rawi Screenwriters’ Lab (July 2018)

Written & Directed by Darine Hotait
Current Status: In Development

Synopsis
With immersive magical realism and time travel back to America's civil rights struggle, Like Salt questions, “aren't we all The Other?”

About the director
Darine Hotait is a writer and film director. Her award winning films have screened at over a hundred international film festival and can be seen on AMC Networks, SundanceTV, ShortsTV, IndieFlix, The Journal of Short Films. She is the recipient of the New York State Council on the Arts Artist Grant, the New York Foundation For The Arts literary Fellowship and the AFAC cinema grant. She was nominated for a Goethe Award and an EMMY blue-Ribbon Award. She is the founder of Cinephilia Productions in New York.


SHORT FILMS

ORB
by Darine Hotait


15 minutes
SCIENCE FICTION


. Recipient Arab Fund for Art and Culture Cinema Grant 2016

written & directed by Darine Hotait
current status: pre-production
shooting location: New York

Synopsis
In a world guided by an ambiguous technology, a family’s state of grief is given a sudden new form.