2015 / 18min / Digital / Color

Director / Cinematographer / Editor

After fleeing the civil war in Syria and relocating to South Africa, a young family struggles to preserve their ties to the ancient city of Aleppo. Confined to their one-room apartment, they receive a string of unsettling news from relatives still caught in the conflict.


Cinema Eye Honors Nominee, Nonfiction Short Filmmaking, 2017

Doc Fortnight - MoMA, 2016

Camden International Film Festival, 2016

San Francisco International Film Festival (SFIFF), 2016


True/False, 2016

Sarasota Film Festival, 2016 - Winner for Documentary Short

Syria Film Festival Toronto, 2016

ZagrebDox, 2016 - Movies That Matter Award

Ankara International Film Festival, 2016

Solothurn Film Festival, 2016

Sheffield Film Festival, 2016

International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), 2015 - ARRI IDFA Award for Best Student Documentary

Telluride Film Festival, 2015