In production

Dream Factory

Documentary, Iran, France

Written and directed by
Hesam Eslami

Synopsis

All the world’s a stage,
And all the men and women merely players;
They have their exits and their entrances;
And one man in his time plays many parts,
His acts being seven ages.
 
 Shakespeare, As You Like It
 
 
In Pol Sefid, a historical city located in Northern Iran, the economic crisis has hit the country hard and bolstered a “yellow fever”, a dream that has always existed among the Iranian population : the quest for hidden treasures.

Production
Caractères Productions
Aras Films

Supported by
Close-up initiative, Berlinale Talents (Doc Station), Thessaloniki Film Festival (Agora), SCAM (Brouillon d'un rêve)

Our Choices

Documentary, Syria, France, Qatar

Written and directed by
Salah Al Ashkar

Synopsis
Set in Aleppo from 2011 to 2016, the film follows Salah Al-Ashkar, the witness and protagonist of an impossible revolution, an utopia that collided with the wall of reality.

Artistic Advisor
Ariel Cypel

Image Editing
François Sculier

Sound Editing
Emmanuel Soland

Production
Caractères Productions
Salah Al Ashkar

Supported by
Doha Film Institute, Ile-de-France Region, Aide au développement renforcé (CNC), L'Atelier des artistes en exil, Final Cut in Venice, SCAM, Agora Thessaloniki