Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates/ 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 85minutes
Skin is a deeply personal film that explores the director’s memories of her two closest friends, Hussein and Soubhi, as they struggle to reconcile their actions and lifes in politically and socially trying times in Syria. Led by theselife-changing events in Syria, Subhi, Husain, and Afraa (the director) eachundergo a journey to discover themselves and others.
Afraa Batous was born in Aleppo (Syria) in 1986. She graduated from Faculty of Arts and Humanities in 2008 and worked with theatre for a couple of years. In 2014 she finished her first documentary short film Haj Abd The Fawwal and in 2015 finished her first feature documentary Skin.
Director: Afraa Batous
Script: Afraa Batous
Cast: Soubhi Alshami, Housin Alghajar
DOP: Afraa Batous, Orwa Al Mokdad
Producer: Afraa Batous