Douma Underground

directors: Tim Alsiofi
11 minutes | Syria, Lebanon

With the barrel bombs falling on Ghouta, civilians sought shelter in the basements of their homes. I was one of them, holding on to my camera, I tried to film what I couldn’t express in words.


Production: Bidayyat for Audiovisual Arts (Lebanon)

Distribution France: Films de Force Majeure

Release: 2019





Written and directed by Tim Alsiofi
Camera Tim Alsiofi et Khalil MHD
Sound engineer Manuel Vidal
Editor Qutaiba Barhamji
Color grading Qutaiba Barhamji
Producer Mohamad Ali Atassi

TEchnical sheet

Format 16/9
Sound 5.1, stéréo
Length 11 minutes
Release 2019



Tous les festivals auxquels Films de Force Majeure à participé en 2021

Festival 7ème Lune – Gold Moon Price – Paris, France

Tous les festivals auxquels Films de Force Majeure à participé en 2020

IndieLisboa Festival Internacional – Portugal
Geneva international Film Festival – Swiss
Des Courts l’après-midi – Marseille, France
PriMed – Short Mediterranean Price – Marseille, France
Institut du Monde Arabe – Carte blanche Festival de Locarno – Paris, France
Guanajuato Int. Film Festival – Special Mention of the Jury – Mexico
IndieLisboa – Portugal
Festival Cinéma en Liberté – Toulon, France
Festival Partie(s) de Campagne – Special Mention – Ouroux-en-Morvan, France
Festival Côté Court – Pantin, France
Festival Hot Docs – Canada
Festival Int. du Film 7ème Lune – Rennes, France
Festival du Film de Sundsall – Sweden
REGARD –  Special Mention Best Documentary – Quebec
FIPADOC – Biarritz, France
London Short Film Festival – UK
FIPADOC International Documentary Festival – France

ZINEBI – International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao – Spain
The International Short Film Festival Winterthur – Suisse
Festival Signes de Nuit – Paris
Locarno Festival – World Premiere – Suisse

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