An Iraqi immigrant living in Chicago works as an Uber driver at night. He is about to finish his last ride before returning home to his family, when a desperate war veteran, hijacks his car. The film is a psychological drama based on observations on the experiences of refugees and war veterans, and their lifelong struggles with their memories, and with survival.
Completed in 2018.
Written and Directed by Areej Mahmoud.
Produced by Tyler Hazard.
Cinematography by Alexander Halstead.
Original Music by The Bunny Tylers.
Starring Amro Salama and Joshua Michael Shine. Created under Fulbright scholarship at Columbia College Chicago.
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FILTHMAKERS

The Instagram Experimental Film Project.

WASS

Electronic Music Loops Project.

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MORTAL (doc)

IT'S SAFER UNDERGROUND (feature fiction)

 

THE LAST DAYS OF BEIRUT

(miniseries - fiction)

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