Nidal Hassan is an independent Syrian director, who was arrested twice during the making of TRUE STORY OF LOVE, LIFE, DEATH AND SOMETIMES REVOLUTION. He was one of several directors dismissed from the Syrian National Film Organization for supporting the Syrian uprising. Hassan’s filmography includes several feature and documentary films such as JOY, EVERYDAY STORY and FLINT MOUNTAIN. His debut SALTY SKIN (2003) is considered to be a cornerstone in independent Syrian cinema.
True Stories of Love, Life, Death and Sometimes Revolution - 2012
Flint Mountains - 2009
True Stories of Love, Life, Death and Sometimes Revolution (Orig.) / 2012 / Denmark, Syria / 62 min
It never occurred to Syrian filmmaker Nidal Hassan and Lilibeth Rasmussen (Danish artist) that the day of their arrival to Damascus - March 16, 2011 - would be the day preceding the announcement of the uprising in Syria...