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Trumpets in the Sky

15m Drama 2021

A poetic and powerful drama about a Syrian teenager who returns from a long day in the field to discover she’s about to be sold into marriage.

Told entirely through gesture, sound and landscape, Rakan Mayasi’s evocative, dialogue-free short film puts forth a dark sociopolitical critique of the patriarchy, as seen through the eyes of 14-year-old Boushra, a Syrian girl working on a potato-picking plantation whose childhood is about to come to a harrowing end. Trumpets in the Sky is pointed and powerful, but also tinged with hope.

Director

Rakan Mayasi

Producer

Rakan Mayasi

Producer

Laura Jumel

Language

No Dialogue

Origin

Palestine, Lebanon, France, Belgium

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