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The Most Pretty Dudes

Spring Grant 2015 - Production Stage
Current project status: PRODUCTION

Mohammad Dibo / Short Experimental or Essay / Syria, Qatar / 2016 / 20 min / Original Language: Arabic / Interests: Animation, War, Docufiction

Synopsis

‘The Most Pretty Dudes’ is based on an audio recording of negotiations between two groups, one representing the Syrian regime, the other the Free Syrian Army, which took place in Homs in February, 2012. Both groups are trapped in the same building, both with the same desire: to get out of the building alive. The recording demonstrates how the negotiations began from a place of mistrust, as the leader of the regime soldiers asks the FSA leader to get in touch with a neutral outsider to guarantee the safety of all. In the end, the men reach an agreement whose terms mean that trusting in one another is the only way to survive, their word of honour the only guarantee of their true intentions.

Credits

Director
Mohammad Dibo
Screenwriter
Rasha Abbas
Producer
Omar Khito

About the Director

Born in 1984, Mohammad Dibo graduated from the department of acting in the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts in Damascus in 2012. In 2011, he acted in Samuel Beckett's ‘Ohio Impromptu’ with the Damascus Theatre Laboratory, and he has worked as an actor in numerous plays with the National Theatre in Damascus. He was assistant director on some music video clips, including Gene Band’s ‘Ya Waladi’ (2010), and ‘We Are Coming to Slaughter You’ (2012). While living in Beirut, Dibo directed the video piece ‘Happiness & Bliss’, which was produced by Bidayyat in 2012.

Production Company Profile

Al Share3 Film Production was founded in Damascus in 2010 and got licensed in France in 2013. It focuses on the production of documentary films about Syria and the Middle East. One part of Al Share3 Film Production is the Syria Mobile Film Festival, licensed in Berlin.

Contacts

  • Director

    Mohammad Dibo

    Email: 
    mhd.dibo@gmail.com

  • Main Contact

    Omar Khito

    Company: 
    alsharee for media
    Email: 
    amr.khito@gmail.com

  • Production Company

    Alshare3

  • Production Company

    Al Share3 Film Production

    Company: 
    Al Share3 Film Production
    Phone: 
    +49 176 20740862
    Email: 
    alshare.sy@gmail.com

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