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Republic of Silence Diana El Jeiroudi

La République du Silence

“This film begins without images. There is no image for what I’ve seen.” From the first moments of Republic of Silence, these words, written on a black background, establish the film’s intention to reflect on images and the representation of history. Taking a personal, autobiographical approach and steering clear of preaching, filmmaker Diana El Jeiroudi bears witness to the collective tragedy of the Syrian people. With an artistically assertive, non-linear narrative with intelligent editing and subtle sound design, this film of epic proportions offers a unique view of the Syrian conflict and the daily life of an exile haunted by memories of a country and a life marked by war.
— Editorial Team

The Q&A after the screening will be done in collaboration with Regards Syriens.

With the support of the Consulat général de France à Québec

Republic of Silence

  • Country : Germany, France, Syria, Qatar
  • Year : 2021
  • V.O : Arabic, English, German, Kurdish
  • Subtitles : French or English
  • Duration : 183 MIN
  • Cinematography : Sebastian Baeumler
  • Editing : Katja Dringenberg
  • Editing : Diana El Jeiroudi
  • Production : Diana El Jeiroudi
  • Production : Camille Laemle
  • Production : Orwa Nyrabia
  • Sound Design : Pascal Capitolin
  • Sound Design : Raphael Girardot
  • Sound Design : Nathalie Vidal
Filmography of Diana El Jeiroudi :

Good Morning Damascus (2004)
The Pot (2005)
Morning Fears, Night Chants (2012)
Dolls – A Woman from Damascus (2017)

The film’s journey :

La Biennale di Venezia | World Premiere

Dok Leipzig | Jury's Honorable Mention & Best German Film Prize by Goethe-Institut

European Film Academy Awards | Official Selection

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