Rami Farah is a young Syrian filmmaker born in 1980. He first studied dance in the higher Institute of arts in Damascus then he studied documentary films in the Arab Film Institute in Amman.His first films and videos both use a blend of dance and audiovisual material. ZamKan, made in 2004, unfolds as a dialogue between a ceiling fan and a chair in a silent room. It was followed by Point, a short arts video that was screened in several exhibitions and festivals around the world. He also co-created the work “Not a matter of If but When” with Julia Metzer and David Thorne. After graduating from the Arab institute in 2007, Rami shot and produced a 35-minute documentary about the Golan Heights entitled Silence.
Producer: Signe Byrge Sorensson & Lyana Saleh
Cinematographer: Rami Farah
Editor: Khaled Salem
Sound designer: Henrik Gugge Garnov