Aleppo's Fall

    • Nizam Najar
    • Norway, Denmark, France
    • 2017
    • 85 min
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    When the Arab Spring came to Syria, the rebellion chanted about freedom, dignity, influence. To Syrian/Norwegian director Nizam Najar this was obviously a very legitimate offset. Who would oppose this? Who could oppose removing Assad from power? Indeed, a noble cause. The peaceful demonstrations were met by brutal force, and a few years into the civil war that followed, the rebellion was stuck. Nizam returns to Aleppo where he was born to find out why the rebels still have not won the war.

    Credits

    Director
    Nizam Najar
    Production
    Tore Buvarp for Fenris Film, Henrik Underbjerg for Stray Dog Productions AS
    Co-production
    Christian Popp for YUZU Productions
    Involved TV Channel
    NRK, DR, IKONdocs / EO

    Contact

    World Sales
    Jan Daae for DR International Sales
    Festival Handling
    Jan Daae for DR International Sales

    More information

    Available versions
    52' and 85'
    Spoken languages
    Arabic
    English

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