IBRAHIM: A FATE TO DEFINE

Denmark, Lebanon, Palestine, Qatar, Slovenia 2019 – Director: Lina Al Abed – Original language: Arabic – Subtitles: English

Lina is searching for the true past of her missing father. From the perspectives of her relatives who are scattered around the world, a complex picture of the Middle East conflict gradually emerges. An investigative documentary film and an intimate family history.

 

We present the German premiere of the film at DOK.fest München 2020 @home.
 

Writer: Lina Al Abed, Rami Nihawi. Camera: Rami Nihawi. Sound: Sami Said. Editing: Rami Nihawi. Production: Sak A Do. Producer: Rami Nihwai. Length: 75 min. International Sales: Idioms Film.

 

Biography

Lina Al Abed studied journalism and graduated with a documentary film about the Syrian author Mohamed Al-Maghout, which was broadcasted by Al-Jazeera in 2007. For her first short documentary NOOR AL HUDA she received the DOX-BOX Jury Prize for Best Syrian Documentary in 2010.


Filmography

A HOME ON A RAINBOW, SY / LB 2015, 14 min
A DREAM OF POWERFUL MONSTERS, SY / LB 2013, 8 min.
DAMASCUS, MY FIRST KISS, SY / LB / QA 2012, 42 min.

 

Nominated

For VIKTOR DOK.horizonte (worth 5,000 Euros, sponsored by Petra-Kelly-Stiftung)

#Middle East #Looking back

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