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DURING REVOLUTION

by Maya Khoury

synopsis

A woman wants to see the transformative Syrian revolution, beyond the media images. She follows a group of young revolutionaries who work for democracy with the help of language, cameras and weapons. She films from 2011 to 2016 to try to see the revolution that's taking hold and transforming human bodies, to the point where they exceed political, religious or ethnic differences.

international title: During Revolution
original title: Fi Al-Thawra
working title: To See the Revolution
country: Syria, Sweden
year: 2019
genre: fiction
directed by: Maya Khoury
film run: 144'
screenplay: Maya Khoury
cinematography by: Maya Khoury, Ousama al-Habali, Abdulrahman Cheikh al-Ichreh, Mohamed Nihad Sandeh
film editing: Maya Khoury
associate producer: Marta Dauliute
production: Noncitizen Collective, The Abounaddara Collective (SY)
backing: Swedish Film Institute (SE)
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