On the sands, under the sun
Mohamad Malas, 32′, 1998, arabic with english subtitles adopted from “banana fingers”, stories by the Syrian author Ghassan Jbaii scenario & production: Mohammad Malas and Hala El Abdallah
Short documentary about political prisoners struggling to come to terms with haunting memories, produced for the anniversary of the universal declaration of human rights. The film presents a reflection on the effects of prison in general and on the theatre director Ghassan Jbaii in particular. The artist used his work to come to terms with his haunting memories and regain the world outside the prison walls.
The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director moderated by Nadim Jarjoura.