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Provides Admission to all Films screened virtually

during the 18th LAGFF

Claw Machine is the story of an immersion into the experience of being uprooted. Fragments and words. The unspoken, the indescribable. Memory shaken. Eyes closed. The city is under siege. Drift towards the unknown. The dilemma: resistance or migration? Mediterranean voyages of no return.

The film won the SPECIAL JURY AWARD in the Animation Category

2023, Sole Luna Doc, Palermo, Sicily - Award / Premio 'film For Our Future'

Audience Award / Premio Del Publicco

2023, Reef, Kobayet, Lebanon - Award / Short Film Competition First Prize

2023, Drama International Short Film Festival, Greece

2023, Animasyros Animation Film Festival, Greece - Award / Best Greek Film

2024, Dubai Film Festival - Honorable Mention

  • Year
  • Runtime
    13 minutes
  • Country
  • Premiere
    U.S. Premiere
  • Subtitle Language
  • Director
    Georges Salameh
  • Screenwriter
    Georges Salameh
  • Cast
    Oliver Omar Salameh