A search to find a childhood friend, ``the little Seymo`` who became Osama al Habbali, documentary filmmaker, media activist, and detained by the Syrian regime since 2012

Synopsis

Looking for the man with the camera is a journey that takes the narrator from Geneva to the Syrian border, relentlessly looking for her childhood friend, a missing Syrian media activist. During the three years search we witness different stages of hope, fear and despair, where the search of a beloved one transcends the political and military chaos.</p> <p>Through the narrator’s and her friend’s involvement in film making, it is a self reflective questioning of war image and its role for memory and as a witness against war crimes.

9 SEP 2021 at 16:45

Danish premiere in Grand Teatret, with introduction and snacks

11 SEP 2021 at 19:15

Meet the director Boutheyna Bouslama for Q&A after the screening in Grand teatret

Credits

76 min, color, DCP, French, Arabic, English sub

Director

Boutheyna Bouslama

Year

2019

Producer

24images - Close-Up Films