Director: Yassmina Karajah
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The film introduces a cast of young Syrian first-time actors and war survivors who channel their personal experiences of loss and new beginnings through a fictional narrative.
The film screened at several international festivals, including Dubai International Film Festival, winning prestigious awards.
Rupture  Poster
2017/ Jordan - Canada18 min/ Short, Drama
Rupture follows the journey of four Arab teens on their quest to find the local public pool in their new Canadian city of Surrey, BC.
Asaad Al Arid
Salam Almarzouq
Hussein Al Ahmad
Wazira Al Ahmad
Screenwriter: Yassmina Karajah
DOP: Blake Davey
Editor: Yassmina Karajah
Blake Davey
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David Findlay
Leen Issa
Virginie Nolin
film festivals
Toronto International Film Festival, Canada
Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), UAE
Vancouver International Film Festival, Canada
Sharm El-Sheikh Asian Film Festival (SAFF), Egypt
Arab Film Festival (AFF), California, USA
Palestine Cinema Days, Palestine
Slamdance Film Festival, USA
South Western International Film Festival (SWIFF), Canada
JAYU's Human Rights Film Festival, Canada
Haifa Independent Film Festival, Palestine
New Directors/New Films, USA
Reel to Real Film Festival, Canada
Filmfest Dresden, Germany
MOOOV Filmfestival, Belgium
Festival Ciné-Palestine, France
Mo&Friese Children's Shortfilm Festival, Germany
film awards
Best BC Short Film at the Vancouver International Film Festival, Canada
Sunbird Short Film Award at the Palestine Cinema Days
Best Narrative Short at the Slamdance Film Festival, USA
Best Short Drama at Leo Awards, Canda
Best Direction Short Drama at Leo Awards, Canda
Best Screenwriting Short Drama at Leo Awards, Canda