Ajyal Film Festival 2021

Ajyal Film Festival 2022

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Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Film Festival 2022

Antoine Antabi / Germany, France, Qatar / 2021 / 10 min / Colour / Unknown / In No Dialogue / (No Subtitles) subtitles
Rated: Parental guidance is advised for viewers under the age of 13. Individuals under the age of 13 are not admitted into cinemas unless accompanied by an individual aged 18 or older.

Synopsis

Amidst a cacophony of shelling, Midyan is forced to flee his war-torn home. Packing only a suitcase of his dearest possessions, he embarks on a perilous journey into the unknown.

Director

Antoine Antabi

Antoine Antabi was born in Damascus in 1983 and graduated from the University of Fine Arts in Damascus. He finished his studies in 2006 with a degree in stop-motion animation. His first stop-motion film 'Silent Thoughts' premiered at the Damascus International Film Festival and won the bronze award in the short film competition. After leaving Syria, he lived in Dubai and Lebanon. Since 2019, he now lives in Leipzig, Germany, and works as a graphic designer and photographer, while developing stop-motion projects.

Credits

Screenwriter
Simon Thummet, Antoine Antabi
Producer
Katharina Weser, Georg Neubert, Jasper Wiedhöft
Cinematographer
Antoine Antabi
Editor
Antoine Antabi, Maximilian Raible
Music
Erik Wiesbaum