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DOUMA TAHT AL ARD

Tim Alsiofi
Syria / 2019 / 11 min
Sección Oficial / Documental


Editing Qutaiba Barhamji


Sound Manuel Vidal


Music Manuel Vidal


Cinematography Tim Alsiofi, Khalil MHD


Production Mohamad Ali Atassi


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With the barrel bombs falling on Ghouta, the Eastern suburbs of Damascus, civilians sought shelter in the basements of their homes. I was one of them, holding on to my camera I tried to film what I could not express in words. The words that came to mind were lines of poetry from Teresa Mei Chuc’s 'The Bomb Shelter,' from Saigon to Ghouta.