Still Recording

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    Still Recording

    Lissa ammetsajjel

    Directed by

    • Saeed Al Batal, Ghiath Ayoub

    Syria, Lebanon, Qatar, France, Germany

    2018

    122 min

    • Arabic

    Documentary

    Saeed is a young cinema passionate trying to teach other young people in Eastern Ghouta, in Syria, the rules of filming, but the reality they face is too harsh to respect any rule. His friend Milad is on the other side of the fence, in Damascus, under the control of the regime, finishing his studies in Fine Arts. At one point, Milad decides to leave the capital and joins Saeed in besieged Douma where they set up a local radio station and a recording studio. They hold the camera to film everything until one day it is the camera that films them…

    Awards

    • Audience Award, Mario Serandrei Hotel Saturnia Award - Venice Critics' Week
    • FIPRESCI Award - Venice Critics' Week
    • Winner International Competition - FIC Valdivia

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Cinematography
    Saeed Al Batal
    Milad Amin
    Raafat Bayram
    Ghiath Beram
    Abdel Rahman Najjar
    Editing
    Qutaiba Barhamji
    Raya Yamashi
    Production
    BIDAYYAT FOR AUDIOVISUAL ARTS
    Festival Bookings
    PASCALE RAMONDA

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