writer  •  director  •  producer

Three Centimetres

2018, UK / Lebanon

director: Lara Zeidan

production: London Film School

9 mins, short film, fiction

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Four teenage girls find their friendship put to the test while suspended high above Beirut on a Ferris wheel. As secrets are revealed and tensions rise, this claustrophobic drama culminates in an unexpected confession.


Screened  at over 100 festivals around the world. 

Awards & Special mentions

Berlinale 2018:

Winner - Teddy Award for Best Short Film 

Official Selection - Generation 14plus

London Critics’ Circle Film Awards 2018:

Winner - British/Irish Short Film of the Year


Iris Prize Festival 2018:

Winner - Iris Prize (£30K towards next short film)


Encounters Short Film Festival 2018:

Winner - Chris Collins Best of British Live Action

Winner - NAHEMI Cinematography Award


London Film Week 2018: Winner - Jury Prize


Hackney Shorts 2019: Winner - Best Drama


Reelworld Film Festival 2019:

Winner - Outstanding short


Pink Apple Filmfestival 2019: 

Special Mention - Short film award


Queer Lisboa 2018: Special Mention - In My Shorts