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9 Days - From My Window in Aleppo

Director: Thomas Vroege, Floor van der Meulen
The first nine days of the uprising in the Syrian city of Aleppo in 2012, captured by photographer Issa Touma. He filmed the events in the street below from his window.
One morning in August 2012, the Syrian photographer Issa Touma sees students pile up sandbags in his street. This turns out to be the beginning of the uprising in the city of Aleppo. Touma gets out his camera and captures the first nine days from his window. In the process, he films his neighbours leaving their houses and the quickly intensifying battle. He also captures the consequences the conflict has for him personally: he can’t leave the house, his food runs out and he loses his internet connection.


Sound Design
Production company
Deep Focus Web Docs
Distributor NL
Some Shorts
Title: 9 Days - From My Window in Aleppo
Year: 2015
Duration : 13 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2016

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