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Abo Zabaal Prison 1989

Bassam Mortada



Bassam, a filmmaker and activist, reaches out to his estranged father. He revisits and reconstructs traumatic memories of his father’s political arrest and torture in 1989 which had decisive ramifications on Bassam and his mother. Can an immersive experience into the painful memories of the past help them heal and move on?


CHF 10'000 for postproduction documentary

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currently in post-production

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