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A Broken House
A Broken House

A BROKEN HOUSE

Hiraeth

Directed by Jimmy Goldblum
United States, Lebanon, 2020
Documentary, Short

Synopsis

After leaving Syria on a single-entry visa to the USA, architect Mohamad Hafez brought his Damascus neighbourhood to life by creating meticulous miniatures. In a moment of anger, he destroys his masterpieces, mirroring the stark reality of his bombed-out homeland.

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Synopsis

After leaving Syria on a single-entry visa to the USA, architect Mohamad Hafez brought his Damascus neighbourhood to life by creating meticulous miniatures. In a moment of anger, he destroys his masterpieces, mirroring the stark reality of his bombed-out homeland.