Ajyal Film Festival 2022

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Missing (Khaberni Ya Taer)

Arab Short Film Competition - Doha Tribecca Film Festival 2010

Siwar Zirkly / Short Narrative / Syria / 2009 / 16 min / Color / 35 mm / In Arabic / English subtitles / International Premiere
Rated: General Audiences. Suitable for ages 4 and up.


A TV show called "Missing" is tasked with finding a viewer's sister, but when she is discovered the brother kills her live on the air. This Arabic drama with English subtitles packs a strong message in little more than 16 minutes.

About the Director

Siwar Zirkly
Zirkly studied cinema for three years in Greece before starting work in 2001 as an assistant director for Syrian filmmakers including Nidal Debs, Oussama Mohammad and Abdellatif Abdulhamid.


Siwar Zirkly

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