Independence Tunnel

Production Year: 2021

Film Duration: 25 minutes

Directed by: Majed Al-Khatib

Country: Syria

In war-torn Damascus, this silent film portrays the horrors of conflict from the perspective of a woman from the upper class who fails to grasp the social changes around her, through a repetitive routine of her daily morning jog.

Director’s Biography:
Majed Al-Khatib, a Syrian director, engaged in various TV and cinematic projects.
Also a film critic for “Art and People” magazine (Syria).
He honed his directing skills at the New York Film Academy.
Returning to Syria, he readies for his debut feature “Zero Day”.
Al-Khatib instructs “Introduction to Directing” at the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts, Damascus, and mentors dance and acting students in “Performance in front of the Camera”.