Though I Know the River is Dry
Though I Know the River is Dry

Though I Know the River is Dry

Director Omar Robert Hamilton

Production year 2013

Length 19min.

Country Palestine/Egypt/Qatar/UK

SYNOPSIS

He has returned to Palestine. On the fraught road through the country he relives the choice that sent him to America and the forces of history now driving him home.

CAST & CREW

Omar Robert Hamilton
Omar Robert Hamilton

Director

Producer

Louis Lewarne

Script

Omar Robert Hamilton

Director of Photography

Omar Robert Hamilton

Production designer

Bashar Hassuneh

Sound

Basel Abbas

Edit

Omar Robert Hamilton

Cast

Kais Nashif

Production company

Omar Robert Hamilton

Omar Robert Hamilton

Omar Robert Hamilton is a filmmaker, producer of the Palestine Festival of Literature and a founding member of the Mosireen Collective in Cairo Since 2011 he has made dozens of short documentaries on the Egyptian Revolution, helping to make Mosireen the most watched non-profit YouTube channel in Egypt of all time. His third fiction short, Though I Know the River is Dry, premiered in competition at Rotterdam where it won the Prix UIP and is currently nominated for Best Short Film at the 2013 European Film Awards. His films have appeared on the BBC, al Jazeera and several domestic Egyptian channels; his articles in the Guardian, the BBC and Jadaliyya and his photographs in the Guardian, the Economist and the Daily Beast. When I Stretch Forth Mine Hand (Egypt, Palestine / 2009 / 3m) Maydoum (Egypt, UK / 2010 / 12m) The Camel Battle (Egypt / 2011 / 9m) The Mosireen Collective (Egypt, 2011 - present) The People Demand the Fall of the Regime (Egypt / 2012 / 3m) Though I Know the River is Dry (Egypt, Palestine, Qatar, UK / 2013 / 19m) Prayer of Fear (Egypt / 2013 / 4m)


Filmography

When I Stretch Forth Mine Hand (2009, short), Maydoum (2010, short), Though I Know the River Is Dry (2013, short).

FILMS 2014