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July 15, 2013


Set in the heart of the Middle-Eastern community in modern-day Vancouver, Kayan is a multifarious story of belonging, loyalty and love. Hanin, a Lebanese independent single mother of two, struggles to keep her restaurant, Kayan, afloat. Unexpected revelations in her private life coincide with complications in the lives of her employees and customers. Things take a twisted turn.


Assaad is a Lebanese man living in Paris. He works everyday in a foreign exchange office. During the civil war, Assaad was a militia. Since, he became a vampire. The movie is an allegory of social-political issues.


Josephine Nahed, a fan of acting and movies, becomes the main character in a plot she invents and twists to hide events of her past life.