Abdullah Al-Hakawati

Born in Hama in 1978, he moved to Aleppo with his family in 1983. He participated in many theatrical plays in the city of Aleppo, the last of which was the play "The Clown" in 2011 to be arrested during rehearsals in March. The first month of the civil movement in Syria. After his release in the year and to continue his civil activities by portraying and documenting the civil and popular movement in the city of Aleppo. He moved to northern Syria after his second detention at the end of 2011 and began training activists on photography and media reporting beside taking part in organizing the Syrian street festival. By the end of 2012, he began filming and directing short documentaries among them (Mortar - Euphrates - Under the Rubble – A Normal Day - Peaceful - I don’t hear the sound of bullets - Tattoo), he also took part in shooting and producing the film ( false labor 2013)