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29 August 2022, 09:22

Syrian film “Photograph” wins Grand Prize at Cedar International Short Film Festival in Morocco

DAMASCUS, 29 August (BelTA - SANA) - The Syrian short film “Photograph”, directed by al-Muhannad Kulthum and produced by the General Film Organization, won the grand prize at Cedar Short Film Festival in its 23rd edition of Azrou Ifrane province in Morocco.

20 films from several Arab and foreign countries compete for the prizes of the festival, which was held under the title “Cinema and Cultural Diplomacy” from the period between the 25th and 28th of this month.

The film deals with the phenomenon of child labor and their ordeal to leave their schools and work to secure the livelihood of their families, and the effects of the war on Syria on childhood.

Kulthum said in a statement to SANA “As filmmakers, it means to us that the Syrian product is spread all over the world and shown in the cinema of Arab, regional and international festivals with strength and professionalism, and that it preserves the Syrian cultural identity”.

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