GUY LODGE, VARIETY
TALAL DERKI, ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATED DIRECTOR OF
'OF FATHERS AND SONS'
A Syrian rapper, tortured by Bashar Al-Assad for his lyrics, uses his music to survive one of our century's deadliest wars. Together with other creative personalities of the Syrian uprising, a Post-Rock musician, a breakdancer, and visual artists, they tell us their story of revolution and exile in a new documentary reflecting on a global battle for peace, justice and freedom of expression.
Directed by David Henry Gerson
Produced by Odessa Rae
Executive Produced by Katherine Embiricos LeFrak
Co-Produced by Abdalaziz Alhamza and Martin Marquet
Co-Executive Produced by Omeed Malik, Marco Rotunno, Alexandra Schueler, Tauck Ritzau Innovative Philanthropy and Elaine Thomas
Cinematography by Luise Schröder
Editing by Christopher Robin Bell and David Henry Gerson
Hot Docs - April 29th - May 9th, 2021 - World Premiere, Toronto
AFI Docs - June 26th - June 27th, 2021 - USA Premiere, Washington DC
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