Short Package 3
I AM NOT THERE
Sweden I 2018 I Swedish dialogue with English subtitles l 14 min
When Lama’s family tells her they have to leave the country, Lama reacts like any teenager forced to leave their friends. With a creative use of the documentary form, we get a gripping personal portrait and a new perspective on a highly topical subject.
CAST & CREDITS
Director: Lama Alshehaby
Writer: Lama Alshehaby, Sanne Öberg, Emilia Myrup
Cast: Lama Alshehaby
DOP: Lama Alshehaby, Sanne Öberg, Emilia Myrup
Producer: Lama Alshehaby
Lama Alshehaby was born in 1993 in Damascus, and came to Sweden from Syria five years ago. The film [I am not there] is her first and was made together with the filmmakers Emilia Myrup and Sanne Öberg. Alshehaaby is studying the last semester of the Film and TV program at Dalarna University College and lives in Falun.