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Voices Of Aleppo

Spring Grants 2020
Current project status: POST-PRODUCTION

Karim Serjieh / Feature Documentary / Syria, France, Qatar / 100 min / Original Language: Arabic / Interests: War, Creative Documentary

Synopsis

Set in Aleppo from the first demonstrations in 2011 up to the evacuation of the city in 2016, ‘Our Choices’ follows the destiny of the revolution through the eyes of Salah Al Ashkar—the witness and protagonist of an impossible revolution, of a utopia that collided with the wall of reality.

Credits

Director
Karim Serjieh
Screenwriter
Karim Serjieh
Producer
Etienne de Ricaud, Karim Serjieh

About the Director

Born in 1988 in Aleppo, Karim Serjeh lives today in Paris. He filmed the uprising of Aleppo from 2011 until his evacuation in December 2016. During the war in 2012, he co-founded the Aleppo Media Center and later worked as a cameraman, field producer and independent photographer for several international TV channels and news agencies. In 2012 as well, he set up “Rouh” (“The Soul”), a structure through which he produced or directed short documentary and fiction films. Since 2017 he’s been working on ‘Our Choices’, with images that he has filmed and kept only for this film.

Production Company Profile

Set up in 2015, Caractères Productions produces films mainly in Western Asia and particularly the Middle East.

Contacts

  • Main Contact

    Etienne De Ricaud

    Company: 
    Caractères Productions
    Email: 
    etienne@caracteresproductions.com

  • Production Company

    Caractères Productions

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