Spring Grant 2012 - Production Stage
In a land dotted with killing machines, Yassine finds an easy cover-up for his crime. But even in a place where justice hardly ever prevails, truths still have ways of haunting us down.
- Rama Mari
- Rama Mari
- May Odeh
About the Director
Rama Mari grew up in Amman, lived in Tunis and Ramallah, and travelled extensively around the world before moving to the USA to attend film school at the Academy of Arts in San Francisco. She graduated with a BFA in motion pictures and television, with a focus on cinematography and screenwriting, then spent a few years in Los Angeles. There, she worked with award-winning producer Lisa Jan Savy as first assistant director on the short film ‘World of Wargames’ (2010), and later as DOP on Iyad Hajjaj and Michael Horwitz's short film ‘Not in My Backyard’ (2011). She moved back to Ramallah to shoot her short film ‘Mourning’ and further develop her feature script ‘Those Who Made the Road’. The script for ‘Mourning’ came in first place at Qattan Foundation’s screenwriting competition, and is now in post-production. Mari is currently a cinematography instructor at Dar Al Kalima college in Bethlehem, and is involved in a number of audiovisual productions.
Awards and Festival History
Dubai International Film Festival 2013, Muhr Arab Short (UAE)