Gift of My Father

Drama | 2015 | 6 mins
DCP | HD CAM

 

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Synopsis

A seemingly normal car journey crosses from present reality into a recurring nightmare as Hamody, a young victim of war, relives his traumatic experiences of the Baghdad Blackwater shootings.

 

Director - Salam Salman

Salam Salman

Salam began his film career working as first camera assistant on Oday Rasheed’s film ‘Quarantine’ (2009). In 2013 he worked as D.O.P on a number of short films whilst working as a camera assistant on Mohamed Al-Daradji's, 'In The Sands of Babylon'. '

 

Gift of My Father is Salam's first film as writer/director. It premiered at the 2015 Berlinale where it won a Crystal Bear for Best Short Film'

 

 

WINNER

Crystal Bear for Best Short Film

BERLINALE

2015

 

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Palm Springs Short FIlm Festival

2015

 

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Maoriland FIlm Festival

2015

 

Gift of My Father
Gift Of My Father (2014)
Gift Of My Father (2014)
Gift Of My Father (2014)
Gift Of My Father (2014)
Gift Of My Father (2014)