Two similar paintings filmed in detail. The original depicts the French colonial overlord, the copy the Syrian resistance leader who fought the French. A fascinating story highlights the discrepancy concerning specific choices and questions about the colonial past and how we deal with it are brought sharply into focus.

The other films shown within Heart of the Matter

Filmmaker
Lawrence Abu Hamdan
Premiere
International premiere
Country
United Kingdom
Year
2014
Medium
File
Length
11’
Language
English
Producer
Lawrence Abu Hamdan
Sales
Lawrence Abu Hamdan
Writer
Lawrence Abu Hamdan
Cinematography
Lawrence Abu Hamdan
Editor
Noah Angell
Sound Design
Lawrence Abu Hamdan
Music
Abdou Moussa
Website
http://www.lawrenceabuhamdan.com