“On the edge of life”, A feature documentary by Yaser Kassab wins the Joris Ivens / Cnap Award, for the Best 1st film. Cinema du reel film festival, Paris.
This film has received the support of Bidayyat's documentary grant 2013
Link to the festival’s announcement here
About the film:
Yaser and his partner Rima leave Syria to Lebanon, but after receiving the news that his younger brother passed away in Aleppo, they end up in a remote and an empty place in Turkey.
In this place where the silence and the monotonous daily life being broken by the loud noise of the family calls whom still living in Aleppo.
To spend a year and a half, which was almost like a slumber and a coma, waking up every day on the recurring nightmares echo.