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19TH edition 11 TO 19 NOVEMBER 2022

Dounia and the Princess of Aleppo (Dounia et la princesse d’Alep)

Marya Zarif, André Kadi

Canada, France

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Director's Biography

Marya Zarif was born in Syria and grew up in Aleppo. She holds a degree from the National Institute of Image and Sound in Montreal. In 2013, she co-created the Maison de la Syrie to pay homage to Syrian culture. In 2020, she created, wrote and co-directed the animated web series Dounia. Dounia and the Princess of Aleppo (2022) is her first feature-length film. André Kadi arrived in Canada in 2007 as a graphic novel author and a musician. He joined Frima Studio, where he made the series MaXi and Super Agent Jon le Bon!, among others, before co-founding Du Coup Animation in 2018 and Du Coup Production in 2021. Dounia and the Princess of Aleppo (2022) is his first feature-length film.

2022
72
French
Wed 16 / 10h00 / Le Colisée
Thu 17 / 10h00 / Le Colisée

In the presence of the film crew

Helped by the Princess of Aleppo, and with a few nigella seeds tucked in the palm of her hand, six-year-old Dounia leaves the city of Aleppo and travels towards a new world.

Director : Marya Zarif, André Kadi
Producer : Judith Beauregard
Screenwriter : Marya Zarif
Artistic and Animation Director : Marie-Michelle Laflamme
Photography, Editing and Composite Director :Karine Vézina
Animators : Audrey Michaud, Hugo Giard-Leclerc, Julie Fréchette, Gérémy Sorlini, Eloi G.Thibault, Keshan Chen
Sound : Pierre Yves Drapeau
Music : Pierre Yves Drapeau

Rachaf Ataya, Elsa Mardorissian, Manuel Tadros, Raïa Haidar, Marya Zarif

Production Company : Tobo Média, Haut et Court
International Sales : Be for Films

Pays

Canada, France

année

2022

durée

72

langue

French