Watani: My Homeland

Marcel Mettelsiefen - 39'
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SYNOPSIS

Hammoudi, Helen, Farah and Sara are the young children of Free Syrian Commander Abu Ali Slaibeh. They live on the frontline of the civil war in Aleppo, the only family living in a derelict warzone that was once a busy residential neighborhood. After their father is captured by ISIS, the family is forced to flee their homeland and start a new life in a small town in Germany.

AWARDS

Nominated Academy Award Documentary Short Subject

CATEGORY

#i’llbeshortii.

CAST

DIRECTOR:
Marcel Mettelsiefen
PRODUCER:
Marcel Mettelsiefen, Stephen Ellis
CINEMATOGRAPHER:
Marcel Mettelsiefen
EDITOR:
Stephen Ellis ACE

INFORMATION

Country:
Germany, UK
Original language:
Arabic
Year:
2016

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Duration:
39 min