A Little Story


Writer: Nada Serhan
Animation: Nada Serhan
Editing: Nada Serhan
Producer: Nada Serhan
Country of production: France
Duration: 2'30 min
Production Year: 2022

Narration: Nada Serhan


The A Little Story
is a short stop motion film that follows three abandoned objects found on the streets of Paris. A negative film, a gold key and a necklace tackle loneliness and homelessness until they help them anonymously and find a home for themselves as neighbors in a recycled city.


Nada Serhan

Nada Serhan is a Palestinian up-and-coming filmmaker, writer and visual artist. She currently resides in France, in her childhood she lived between Kuwait and Cyprus and eventually moved to Lebanon until she reached adulthood. After working as an educator and project coordinator for seven years, a chance opportunity appeared at an international film festival in Qatar and she found back her first love: cinema. She completed her Master's degree in Literature and Film Creation at the American University of Washington DC in 2014, after which she worked as a casting coordinator in Washington DC.
In 2016, Nada moved to Paris for her one-year Filmmaking program at EICAR and has been living there ever since. In 2020 she completed her first short film, Wanting, an award-winning psychological thriller. She recently completed her second short stop A Little Story. Nada, recipient of the Artistes en Exile scholarship from PAUSE - College de France, is producing My Wasteland, a science fiction animated short about the PTSD of displacement. He is also working on a collection of autobiographical poetry titled Colonized Child and a short picture book titled My Wasteland (to accompany the short film).
In addition, Nada is an amateur photographer whose work has been included in the Monochrome BlankWall Gallery competition (2020 in Athens) and the Chania International Festival of Photography (2022 in Chania). Throughout her art, her work focuses on the human psyche, relationships, navigating the concept of spaces, identity and the body within these spaces.