Despite living in a doomed country that hangs by a thread, Joud, a handsome sound engineer meets and falls in love with strong and free-spirited Rana. The young lovers, from completely different social and religious backgrounds, are drawn closer to each other, but a drastic turn of events gets between them and Rana suddenly slips away. As her parents forbid Joud from seeing her, the young man determined to see her again, finds new means of communicating with her by convincing Marwa, her sister, to download his voice messages and secretly play them to Rana…

At this special screening there'll be a Q&A with the film's director Philippe Aractingi.

Listen is a story about loyalty and temptation yet deals with the emancipation of women in Middle East nowadays. It is a journey through sound and the importance of hearing. Primarily shedding the light on a form of resistance, a form of survival: Love.