Celebrating Syria presents/ The Day I Lost My Shadow

Directed by Soudade Kaadan

Syria, 2012. During the coldest winter the country has witnessed, all Sana dreams of is cooking gas to prepare a meal for her son. She takes a day off from her job to search for a gas cylinder and suddenly finds herself stuck in the besieged area. It is then that she discovers that people lose their shadows during the war.

This is screening is in collaboration with Rethink Rebuild Society and is part of Celebrating Syria 2019: a festival of arts and culture. For the full programme, please visit celebratingsyria.org


94 minutes

Translated title:
Yom Adaatou Zouli


Full English

Country of origin:
France, Libya and Syria

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