Syrian photographer Issa Touma regularly travels from Europe to his city of birth, Aleppo. He visits family, friends and students who still live there, primarily viewing it as his task to record the art of survival during one of the biggest human dramas of our time. Screens before Als Paul über das Meer kam.
All Short films at IFFR 2017

The other films shown within Avant-premières 2017

Filmmaker
Thomas Vroege, Issa Touma
Premiere
World premiere
Country
Syria, Netherlands
Year
2017
Medium
DCP
Length
16’
Language
Arabic
Producer
Jos de Putter
Production Company
Paradox, DeepFocus WebDocs
Sales
Some Shorts
Writer
Thomas Vroege, Floor van der Meulen
Cinematography
Issa Touma
Editor
Thomas Vroege, Floor van der Meulen
Sound Design
Tom Jansen
Music
Darius Timmer