REBUILDING IN MINIATURE
Directed by Veena Rao
Ali Alamedy, a displaced Iraqi artist, makes incredibly detailed dioramas of places he has read about but has never been.
Veena Rao is a filmmaker and producer whose work has screened at festivals across the U.S. and internationally, has been featured on publications such as The New York Times, The Atlantic, and National Geographic, and has been supported by the New York Council for the Arts.
She is an alumna of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and a member of New York Women in Film & Television.
Cast: Ali Alamedy
Director, Producer, Editor, Camera: Veena Rao
Executive Producer: Kathleen Lingo
Coordinating Producer: Lindsday Crouse
Supervising Editor: Andrew Blackwell
Composer: Eliot Krimsky
Colorist: Begonia Colomar
Sound Mix: Pete Karam
Archival Stills: Ali Alamedy
Translation: Isra Abdulhadi
88 minsThe MATINEE ONE program of the Nitehawk Shorts Festival features nine short films that portray a sense of unity, trust, acceptance and self-discovery punctuated with some genuine humor. Includes Q&A with filmmakers.