FROM THE MOUNTAIN
FROM THE MOUNTAIN

FROM THE MOUNTAIN

Director Faisal Attrache

Production year 2021

Length 19min.

Country Jordan/Syria/USA

screenings

11 Jul 2022 11․00 Cinema House, Grand Hall
11 Jul 2022 18.30 Cinema House, Grand Hall

SYNOPSIS

The fiery leader of the Great Syrian Revolt of 1925 fights to keep the flame of revolution alive from exile.

CAST & CREW

Faisal Attrache
Faisal Attrache

Director

Producer(s)

Deema Dabis, Nikolai Galitzine

Script

Faisal Attrache

Director of Photography

Nikolai Galitzine

Music by

Kinan Azmeh, Vocals: Mais Harb

Sound

Piotr Kubiak

Edit

Abdallah Saada

Cast

Ramzi Choukair, Yumna Marwan, Jamal Awar, Yazan Al-Hakim

Faisal Attrache

Faisal Attrache is a writer, director and producer who tells stories about universal human experiences with a socially conscious message. Born in Swaida, Syria, Attrache grew up in California and is currently based in the UK. He received an MFA in Film Production from the USC School of Cinematic Arts, Los Angeles. His short docu-fiction film Hasta siempre, Comandante (2016), made under the tutelage of Abbas Kiarostami, won a Mention Spéciale du Jury at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short FF, France. His short documentary Growing Home (2014) premiered at the Sheffield DocFest, UK (2015) and won Best Documentary Short at the Newport Beach FF, US. From the Mountain (2021), his latest short historical drama based on part of his great-grandfather’s life, premiered at the Red Sea FF, Saudi Arabia and Rome Independent FF.


Filmography

Documenters (short, 2014), Growing Home (doc. short, 2014), Hasta siempre, Comandante (short, 2016), From the Mountain (short, 2021).

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