Z for Ziad

Z for Ziad presents unreleased footage, recordings and personal testimonials in an intimate portrait of the life and career of Lebanese musician/composer Ziad Rahbani through his bittersweet passion for Jazz.

FORMAT REFERENCES: Feature Documentary, 70 min
GENRE: Music, Jazz, Arab Icons
STATUS: Early Development
LANGUAGES: English, Arabic
ATTACHED TALENTS: Eddy Jazra (Music Producer)


Z for Ziad is a feature documentary on the lesser known “Jazz life” of Ziad Rahbani, the immensely talented Lebanese national prodigy yet doomed composer. We see him from his teen years, where he already showed his abilities for music, to him finding success alongside the greats and his struggles with a career that shunned his passion for Jazz.