Walid (17) has fled from Syria to the Arctic Circle. As his family is stuck in the Balkans, on the border of the EU, Walid has to help them cross it, over the phone, from the streets of a northern Norwegian fishing village.
Produced by MER FILM and Ragna Nordhus Midtgard.
Starring Jawad Alkadhmani
Cinematography by Benjamin Loeb
OPENING FILM Films from the North - Tromsø International Film Festival 2018
SPECIAL MENTION at InterFilm 2018
Palm Springs Shortsfest 2018
The Norwegian Short Film Festival 2018
Bergen International Filmfestival 2018
Encounters Festival 2018 - Films from the Arctic
Northern Character 2018
Umeå European Film Festival 2018
Bodø Film Festival 2019
North x North 2019
The Festival of Tolerance 2019
Film Island, HOUSE OF NORWAY at Frankfurt Book Fair 2019
Supported by The Norwegian Film Institute, The Northern Norwegian Film Center, and The Cultural Business Development Foundation of SpareBank1 Nord-Norge.