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Rupture

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.
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2017/ Jordan - Canada18 min/ Short, Drama
SYNOPSIS
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.
CAST
Asaad Al Arid
Salam Almarzouq
Hussein Al Ahmad
Wazira Al Ahmad
CREW
Screenwriter: Yassmina Karajah
DOP: Blake Davey
Editor: Yassmina Karajah
Blake Davey
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Producer(s)
David Findlay
Leen Issa
Virginie Nolin
film festivals
film festivals Toronto International Film Festival, Canada
film festivals Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), UAE
film festivals Vancouver International Film Festival, Canada
film festivals Sharm El-Sheikh Asian Film Festival (SAFF), Egypt
film festivals Arab Film Festival (AFF), California, USA
film festivals Palestine Cinema Days, Palestine
film festivals Slamdance Film Festival, USA
film festivals South Western International Film Festival (SWIFF), Canada
film festivals JAYU's Human Rights Film Festival, Canada
film festivals Haifa Independent Film Festival, Palestine
film festivals New Directors/New Films, USA
film festivals Reel to Real Film Festival, Canada
film festivals Filmfest Dresden, Germany
film festivals MOOOV Filmfestival, Belgium
film festivals Festival Ciné-Palestine, France
film festivals Mo&Friese Children's Shortfilm Festival, Germany
film awards
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