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still from “Last Men in Aleppo” by Feras Fayyad and Steen Johannesen

Three Arab Film in Sundance Film Festival

03 Jan, 2017 

The AFAC supported documentary film “Last Men in Aleppo” directed by Firas Fayyad and co-directed by Steen Johannesen was selected for the World Doc section of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival running from the 19th to the 29th of January in Utah, USA.

 

After 5 years of war, the remaining citizens of Aleppo are readying themselves to come under siege. Through the volunteers from The White Helmets, “Last Men in Aleppo” tells a personal story about their daily life, death and struggle to keep the streets a place possible to live in. They fight for sanity where war has become the norm.

 

Two other Arab films are participating in the official selection of this year’s Sundance Film Festival: “Mare Nostrum” by Rana Kazkaz and Anas Khalaf from Syria will be Participating at the Shorts Program section, while  “The Nile Hilton Incident” by Tarik Saleh from Egypt will be screened as part of the World Drama section.

 

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