Be Sideways

Stephane Darioly
Nov 27, 2020
7:00 PM


In April 2016, the company embarked on a unique adventure: participate in a meeting between professionals from different regions of the Arab world WITHIN THE BIPOD FESTIVAL in order to develop an artistic and human exchange. A dozen contemporary dancers from Syria, Palestine, Jordan, Tunisia, Egypt and Iran, or even Lebanon and Morocco, will make up the cast of Sideways Rain for several weeks during a road movie tour starting from the Chouf mountains, passing through Amman and Ramallah, before ending in Jerusalem.

BIPOD 2020
Stephane Darioly Filmmaker, images and editing
Lluvia de SelaEditing intern
Shirin DahanTranslation
Hiam SerhanTranslation
Negar AlamTranslation
Armin ZoghiTranslation
Richard HöglundTranslation
Angela RabglioWith
Bassam Bou DiabWith
Charlie PrinceWith
Eloi GianniWith
Erik LobeliusWith
Fabio BermagaschiWith
Ghida HachichoWith
Guilherme BotelhoWith
Hamdi DridiWith
Hoor malasWith
Jadd TankWith
Jassi MuradWith
Jumana DabisWith
Luisa SchoferWith
Mia HabisWith
Mitra ZiaeikiaWith
Mounir SaeedWith
Moustafa ShabkhanWith
Nataly SalsaWith
Nowwar Khaled SalamWith
Ramz SiamWith
Romy AssouadWith
Sara DominguezWith
Sharaf DarzaidWith
Sina SaberiWith
Yousef SbeihWith


Maqamat is a dance company that was established in Beirut in 2002 by Omar Rajeh and moved to Lyon in 2020 in the perspective of developing its creative and cultural projects in France and internationally. It played a major role in the organization, creation and establishment of a contemporary dance scene in Lebanon and the region. It has founded major dance projects such as BIPOD-Beirut International Platform of Dance, Takween, an intensive training program, Moultaqa Leymoun, a showcase platform supporting artists from different Arab countries and more recently the digital platform

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Thank you to the Bipod Festival and to all the people who contributed to the achievement of this movie.
Stephane Drioly

Bourse stagiaire DIP/ Fonction : Cinéma Genève

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