Berlinale

Still Recording (Lissa Ammetsajjel)

Synopsis
Saeed is a young cinephile teaching filmmaking to young people in Eastern Ghouta, Syria. When his friend Milad joins him in rebel-controlled Douma they set up a radio station and a recording studio. They record everything on camera - until eventually it is them that the camera is filming.


World Premiere
Venice International Film Festival, Settimana de la critica

Key festivals and awards
Audience Award and FIPRESCI Award, Venice International Film Festival 2018
Best film, FIC Valdivia 2018

Syria / Lebanon / Qatar / France / Germany 2018
Directors: Saeed Al Batal and Ghiath Ayoub
Producers: Bidayyat for Audiovisual Arts (Lebanon), Blinker Filmproduktion GmbH (Germany), Films de Force Majeure (France)
World Sales: Ramonda Films (France)

Funded in the WCF Jury Meeting in July 2018
Funding amount: 25.000 €