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Al Walad Wa Al Bahr (The Boy And The Sea)

Once there was a boy who loved drawing the sea. One day, he dove into the sea, hoping to escape war. However, he was trapped between screens that had appropriated his story. The international media captured Alan Kurdi’s lifeless body on Turkey’s shores. And they never let go.

Syria and Lebanon / 2016 / Colour / 6 mins
Genre: Animation
Programme: Muhr Short
Premiere: World Premiere
Rating: PG
Contains: Requires Parental Guidance
Director: Samer Ajouri
Producer: Maya Shurbaji, Mohammad Ali Atassi
Scriptwriter: Samer Ajouri
DOP: Samer Ajouri
Editor: Samer Ajouri
Composer: Samer Ajouri