A is for Arak
Role: director, producer, editor, GFX, colour grading.
A short yet sweet film about booze in Lebanon. From Beirut to the Bekaa Valley, exploring the history, distillation and appeal of the grandfather of all spirits - Arak.
Official Selection: Hidalgo International Film Festival, Mexico
Director / Producer: Oliver Weinfeld
As Themselves: Faouzi Issa, Michael Karam, Andrea Gearra, Boutros Gearra, Avedis Khederlarian
Director of Photography: Giacomo La Monaca
Production Assistant: Farah Naboulsi
Composer: Paul Tyan
Editing & Visual Effects: Oliver Weinfeld
Sound Recordists: Chadi Abi Chacra, Adam Laschinger
Colour Grading: Oliver Weinfeld, Giacomo La Monaca
Archive & Stock Footage: Arak Brun, Johanne Issa, Pond5
Special Thanks: Domaine Des Tourelles, Aurora Winery, Arabica Kitchen, Anise Bar, Edmund Trevelyan, Anna Carden, Joe Robertshaw