Though I Know the River is Dry

Though I Know the River is Dry is an independent, crowd-finance, short film set in Palestine.
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Louis Lewarne
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Ramallah
Palestine, State of
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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. 

WINNER
Prix UIP, Rotterdam 2013
Best Short from the Arab World, Abu Dhabi 2013
Best Short Film, Yerevan 2014

NOMINEE
Best Short Film, European Film Awards 2013
Tiger Award for Short Film, Rotterdam 2013
Alwan For the Arts Film Award, 2013

OFFICIAL SELECTION
Rotterdam / Clermont Ferrand / Melbourne / Montreal / Sarajevo / Raindance / Abu Dhabi / Bilbao

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.

STARRING
Kais Nashif

WRITER / DIRECTOR
Omar Robert Hamilton

PRODUCER
Louis Lewarne

ALSO STARRING
Hussam Ghosheh
Maya Abu Alhayyat
Salwa Nakkara

PRODUCED IN ASSOCIATION WITH
Mohanad Yaqubi
&
Idioms Film

PRODUCED WITH THE SUPPORT OF
161 crowdfunding individuals
The Abdalla Foundation
The Barjeel Art Foundation
The Doha Film Institute

SOUND
Basel Abbas

PRODUCTION DESIGNER
Bashar Hassuneh

riverdryfilm.com
imdb.com/title/tt2664092/

$15,070USD
raised by 81 people in 20 days
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$15,000 USD goal
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This campaign ended on January 15, 2013
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