Ajyal Film Festival 2022

All Films

The Red Mountain (الجبل الأحمر)

Special Screening - Doha Tribecca Film Festival 2010

Kamel Harb / Short Narrative / Lebanon / 2020 / 15 min / Colour / Apple Pro Res 422 / In Arabic / English subtitles / Gulf Premiere
Rated: Mature subject matter. Not suitable for minors. Individuals under the age of 18 are not admitted into cinemas.

Synopsis

A dream of escaping the cruel reality they're living in boarding school, takes the boys far with their thoughts and plans. Only one obstacle is threatening them, a mountain that stands high in the face of their will.

About the Director

Julia Bacha
Bacha, New York-based Brazilian filmmaker, wrote and edited the critically acclaimed "Control Room" as well as wrote and co-directed the award-winning 2006 documentary "Encounter Point." She studied Middle Eastern history and politics at Columbia University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa.

Kamel Harb (b. 1991) has a bachelor's degree in cinema studies and political science. He has worked as a filmmaker and cinematographer on documentaries.

Credits

Director
Kamel Harb
Screenwriter
Julia Bacha
Producer
Ronit Avni, Julia Bacha, Rula Salameh
Editor
Geeta Gandbhir
Associate Producer
Jessica Devaney, Anat Langer-Gal, Rebekah Wingert, Daniel Chalfen
Production Designer
Fatima Baz
Executive Producer
Ronit Avni, Jehane Noujaim
Composer
Kareem Roustom
Co-Producer
Sandi DuBowski, Darius Fisher
Music
Hessam Saroukhani
Cinematographer
Hussein Farhat
Cast
Mahdi Hachem, Ahmad Bdeir, Mohamad Alomokadem, Anis Nasserdine, Mohamad Awada

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