Abo Zabaal prison 1989

    • Bassam Mortada
    • Egypt, Germany
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    Logline

    Bassam, a filmmaker and activist, reaches out to his estranged father. He revisits and reconstructs traumatic memories of his father's political arrest and torture in 1989, which had decisive ramifications on Bassam and his mother. Can an immersive experience with their painful memories help them heal and move on?

    Project information

    Selected for
    IDFAcademy 2021
    Countries of production
    Egypt, Germany
    Program
    IDFA Project Space
    Estimated length
    80 min

    Credits

    Director
    Bassam Mortada
    Production
    Kesmat Elsayed for See Media Production
    Editing
    Ahmed Abuelfadl
    Participant 1
    Bassam Mortada
    Participant 2
    Ahmed Abuelfadl

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