Ajyal Film Festival 2024

All Films

Missing (Khaberni Ya Taer)

Arab Short Film Competition

Siwar Zirkly / Short Narrative / Syria / 2009 / 16 min / Color / 35 mm
In Arabic / English subtitles
Interests: Drama
International Premiere


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 Directors

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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