2019 Alumni

Expected to Attend: Director Feras Fayyad

Winner of the Toronto International Film Festival’s People’s Choice Award, The Cave takes us to a subterranean landscape that feels akin to the post-apocalyptic world of Mad Max. Warlords have made the earth’s surface uninhabitable in Syria, so medical workers led by the female Dr. Amani have created a hospital underground the city of Ghouta, near Damascus. Oscar®-nominated Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad (Last Men of Aleppo) spent two years capturing the resilience, dedication and love that keeps them going. Courtesy of National Geographic Documentary Films.



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Director: Feras Fayyad
Executive Producer: Eva Mulvad, Pernille Rose Grønkjær, Mikala Krogh, Sigrid Dyekjær p.g.a., Carolyn Bernstein, Ryan Harrington, Matt Renner
Producer: Kirstine Barfod, Sigrid Dyekjær
Writer: Alisar Hasan, Feras Fayyad
Editor: Per K. Kirkegaard, Denniz Göl Bertelsen
Music: Matthew Herbert
Running Time: 102
Language: Arabic, English
Country: Denmark, Syria
Year: 2019
Publicist: Cinetic
US Distributor: Variance Films
Sales Agent: Cinetic