El Màrtir

The Martyr


Direction: Fernando Pomares
Screenplay: Fernando Pomares
Production company: Travelogue Studio
Producer: Alèxia Bas Anglès
Cinematography: Albert Badia
Edition: Diana Toucedo
Sound: Enrique G. Bermejo
Music: Kinan Azmeh & Yo-Yo Ma
Artistic direction: María Sabrás
FX: Héctor Moreno Ferrando
Cast: Diia Alekhaiem Jelud, Amjad Almussa, Narjis El-Badaoüi Araissi


Runtime: 18:00
Format: Digital
Dialogues: Arabic, Catalan
Subtitles: Catalan, English, Spanish
Country: Spain
Year: 2020


Two Syrian brothers illegally cross a border to enter into a westerner country. Their sister narrates this journey where present time, past or the oneiric all jumble together to become both a dream and nightmare of our current world.


Festivals

Semana Internacional de Cine de Valladolid - SEMINCI | Spain, Oct 2020 Espiga de Oro for the Best Short Film, EFA Candidate Award
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival | Spain, Apr 2021
Olhar de Cinema - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Curitiba | Brazil, Oct 2020
Festival de Cortometrajes de Aguilar de Campoo | Spain, Dec 2020 Best National Film
D'A Film Festival Barcelona | Spain, Apr 2021
Festival de Málaga | Spain, Jun 2021
Semana de Cine de Medina del Campo | Spain, May 2021
Huesca International Film Festival | Spain, Jun 2021
KFF - Kaohsiung Film Festival | Taiwan, Oct 2021
Grand OFF World Independent Short Film Awards | Poland, Dec 2021
FICBUEU - Festival Internacional Cortometrajes | Spain, Sep 2021
Festival de Curtmetratges de Manlleu | Spain, Jul 2021
FASCURT - Festival de curtmetratges del Masnou | Spain, Jul 2021
Festival Internacional de Cine de Almería | Spain, Nov 2021
Passaggi d'Autore: Intrecci Mediterranei | Italy, Dec 2021