Awards

1998 Academy Award Entrant

This film pipped many others to be among an elite group to secure entry into the 1998 Academy Awards for Best Documentary.

The winner of the 1998 Oscar for Best Feature Documentary was The Long Way Home – Rabbi Marvin Hier and Richard Trank,.

The other finalists were:

1996 US Silver Screen Award

The film was selected from a field of around 1500 entries from around the world to win this prestigious award.

1996 US Silver Screen Award

The film was selected from a field of around 1500 entries from around the world to win this prestigious award.

Human Rights Award

This award was unquestionably one of the highlights of the film’s critical acclaim. Winning a human rights award that acknowledged the depth and yet simplicity of the storyline and the impact it had on people of all cultures world wide, was humbling.

Best of the Shorts

The filmmaker was truly honoured to be in the same company as Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez who featured at the Boston Film Festival in 1996 for their classic Vietnam war film – The War at Home.  Daizy’s film received outstanding reviews for its personal and unbiased positioning.

Best of the Shorts

The filmmaker was truly honoured to be in the same company as Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez who featured at the Boston Film Festival in 1996 for their classic Vietnam war film – The War at Home.  Daizy’s film received outstanding reviews for its personal and unbiased positioning.

Beirut Film Festival

Daizy was humbled to be invited to return to Lebanon and have her film featured at the first Beirut Film Festival after the end of the 15 year civil war. Her film was warmly received and praised for its personal and compelling story that incorporated most elements of Lebanon’s diverse religious and political viewpoints.

Kahlil Gibran Award

To win acknowledgment from your own community and have your film ranked amongst the most important contributions to Lebanon’s story, is a massive achievement that the filmmaker is very proud of.

Kahlil Gibran Award

To win acknowledgment from your own community and have your film ranked amongst the most important contributions to Lebanon’s story, is a massive achievement that the filmmaker is very proud of.

Museum of Sydney

Daizy Gedeon, was invited to present a lecture to students, staff and visitors at the Museum of Sydney to provide greater insight on the impact of migration on children and all individuals and the difficulties people are confronted with when trying to integrate into a culture and way of life, totally foreign to what they had previously known.