My memory is full of ghosts

A visual elegy depicting life amidst the destruction and disfigurement that befell the city of Homs during the Syrian war. It explores the intersection of reality between the past and the present, and contemplates the future. It thus portrays a self-portrait of the weary people and their relentless efforts to resume their regular lives. It also explores the city’s memories, documenting experiences with death, fear, anger, sadness, loss, and longing.

Director: Anas Zawahri
Cinematographer: Hamza Balouk
Editor: Ali Kazwini
Production Management: Kamel Awad
Color Correction: Chrystelle Elias
Sound Editor: Kinda Hassan
Sound Recordist: Mhyar Shamma
Assistant Director: Sondos Zankawan
Assistant D.O.P: Nawwar Alboukai
Production Assistant: Hadi Ksibi
Eng Sub: Nawwar Alboukai
Producer: Kamel Awad & Anas Zawahri
Co-producer: Ahmed AlHaj
Production: Harmony Cultural Forum

74

Minutes

2024

Release

Production

Syria

Bio – Filmography

Anas Zawahri is a film director, editor, and independent producer. Born in 1987, he is of Palestinian descent and currently resides in Syria. He graduated as an assistant engineer in decoration and interior design in 2009. He has completed numerous film workshops. In 2022, he participated in the Beirut Talent Program in Lebanon, which was organized by the Metropolis Foundation as part of the Berlinale Talent Program.
He directed the short feature film “An Ordinary Day” in 2020 and the short documentary film “Summer, City, and a Camera” in 2022. Both films have participated in numerous local and international festivals and have won several awards. He also completed his first feature-length documentary, “My Memory is Full of Ghosts,” in 2024.
He is currently directing the film “A Man Who Lived after the Battle” and producing “House Number Seven” and “On the Edge of…”
He completed numerous experimental and video art pieces. 170 classic films he have been voluntarily translated it into Arabic, and the translations are available free on the Internet. He worked as a content creator in the film industry for various digital platforms.