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The Story Won't Die

Montreal Premiere

The Story Won’t Die

David Henry Gerson

Germany, United States | 2022 | 1 h 22 min
English, Arabic |
Subtitles: English
The Story Won’t Die takes you on a journey to discover a young generation of talented Syrian artists who are using their work to protest and confront the consequences of the largest and longest deportation since World War II. Directed by the award-winning director David Henry Gerson, this documentary shows you how art can be used to rise up in revolution and endure in exile with this panel of inspiring artists. Produced by Sundance Award winner Odessa Rae, this film is an invitation to come and experience this crazy and inspiring story on the big screen.
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Autor Guadalajara
Director David Henry Gerson
Artist Medhat Aldaabal, Tammam Azzam, Diala Brisly, Abu Hajar, Bahila Hijazi, Omar Imam, Anas Maghrebi, Lynn Mayya, Mhd Sabboura

In Partnership with


• Musée McCord Stewart
Sunday, march 19, 2023, 04:00 p.m. — 06:00 p.m.


David Henry Gerson

David Henry Gerson

David Henry Gerson is a filmmaker whose work has won awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Sundance Film Festival, and has been acquired into the permanent collection of the MoMA. He produced the Sundance Audience Award Winning short film Chapel Perilous. David’s screenplay, Above Kings, was nominated to the Tracking Board Hit List and was a semifinalist for the Academy’s Nicholl Fellowship. He is a graduate of Columbia University and the AFI, where he was the recipient of the Richard P. Rodgers Award for Creative Excellence. His thesis film, All These Voices, won the Student Academy Award

Biographical notes provided by the film production team
The Story won’t Die (2021)
All These Voices (2016)
American Standard (2011)
Ultra Violet for Sixteen Minutes (2010)

In the same session

Musée McCord Stewart

Sunday, march 19, 2023, 04:00 p.m.

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