World soundtrack awards
Film Fest Gent - Letter from Brussels
Archived: Letter from Brussels (2018)

director: Omar Al Samarrai

With: Omar Al Samarrai

duration: 18 minutes
Short, Political

Shorts - Global Cinema

A love letter of the director to his children in Iraq, while preparing their favourite meal. While preparing Bamia, the director reveals his longing for his family far away from home.

Biography of Director: Omar Al Samarrai (Iraq, 1988). He worked in Iraq as a security agent. In 2015 he came to Belgium and started to develop an interest in photography and film.


director: Omar Al Samarrai
producer: Gwendolyn Lootens, Gawan Fagard
screenplay: Omar Al Samarrai
Editor: Roberto Ayllon
Cinematography: Hans Bruch Jr.

production company: Cinemaximiliaan

More info

dialogue: Arabic
subtitles: subt.Fr/Eng
Country: Belgium
year: 2018


OMAR AL SAMARRAI (1988): Letter from Brussels (2018, short).

Technical Specs

format: DCP
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