After its last participation in Istanbul, Turkey… “The Cord” film by Allaith Hajjo is booking a place at the Short Film Festival 2018 in Nigeria during the period of 20-22 December this year, to be its fourth official participation in the international festivals.

The film started its tour at El-Gouna International Film Festival in Egypt between 20-29 last September. Then, it won the Scenario Award at Festival du Court-Metrage d’Auch in its eighth edition last November in France. While the third participation was in December the 7th at International Silk Road Film Festival in Turkey.

The film stars are Nancy Khoury, Yazan Khalil, Duha Aldibs, Jamal Al-Ali, Sanaa Al-Sawah… it took place at Al-Zabadani city.

It represents the severe journey of a married couple who are living in one of the sieged Syrian neighborhood, the wife enters an early labor, and we experience the labor risks and pain a moment by moment while the sniper’s bullets prevents the midwife from reaching the mother.


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