Award-winning filmmaker David Henry Gerson talked with our Gadi Elkon about David’s feature debut film, THE STORY WON’T DIE.
Rapper Abu Hajar, together with other celebrated creative personalities of the Syrian uprising, a Post-Rock musician (Anas Maghrebi), members of the first all female Syrian rock band (Bahila Hijazi and Lynn Mayya), breakdancer (Bboy Shadow), choreographer (Medhat Aldaabal), and visual artists (Tammam Azzam, Omar Imam and Diala Brisly), use their art to rise in revolution and endure in exile in this new documentary reflecting on a battle for peace, justice and freedom of expression. It is an uplifting and humanizing look at what it means to be a refugee in today’s world, and offers inspiring and hopeful vantages on a creative response to the chaos of war.
Award-winning filmmaker David Henry Gerson talked with Gadi about his feature film debut, the personal connections to refuge culture for David’s family, the long struggle of the Syrian refugees, and so much more!
Here is our interview with Filmmaker David Henry Gerson.
The film was released in LA (LAEMMLE CINEMAS) this past Friday and will be in NYC (CINEMA VILLAGE) this upcoming Friday the 17th. The film will be available worldwide via VOD on June 21st which is timed to connect with World Refugee Day (Monday June 20th, 2022).
For more information please go to THE STORY WON’T DIE.