Lebanon today – the war is raging next door, in Syria. 14-year-old Boushra returns from her work picking potatoes to learn that her childhood is coming to an end. With an absent father, her mother has sold her into marriage. Boushra fears the imminent departure and becoming a woman. Rakan Mayasi’s short Roubamapremiered in Locarno in 2012 and his second short, Bonboné, at TIFF in Toronto in 2017.