Damp Soil

Two manufacturers of illegal drugs are caught in the act by the cousin of one of them as they bag up their latest batch of pills, fresh from the press. Considering she's a member of the anti-drug squad, events take an unexpected turn.

  • Rami el Harayri
  • Karen Buckton
  • Rami el Harayri
  • Asia El Rayan
  • Mounir Aboulasri
    Key Cast
  • Myrthe Hogeterp
    Key Cast
  • René H. Dawson
    Key Cast
  • Ewald Tienkamp
    Key Cast
  • Don Alphonso
    Key Cast
  • Alex Bleumer
    Key Cast
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    7 minutes 47 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 4, 2015
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    Black & White
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Director Biography - Rami el Harayri

Rami el Harayri is an award-winning filmmaker and the owner of Storytelling Film Productions. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Digital Filmmaking (Upper Second Class Honours) from Middlesex University. The last couple of years, Rami has written, directed and produced several short fiction films and documentaries, including Behind the Smoke Screen (2013), Never Too Late (2014) and Damp Soil (2015).

Behind the Smoke Screen won the Award for Best Documentary at NDU International Film Festival 2014 and his short fiction film Never Too Late received a Silver Remi Award at the WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival in 2015. In the same year, Damp Soil was acquired by the world’s leading short movie channel ShortsTV, for TV broadcast and distribution via new media outlets in Europe and the Middle East.

His newest short film project Beirut, 1975 won a Development Award for at the MAFF Market Forum 2015 in cooperation with NDUIFF. For this film, Rami received a Travel Scholarship from the Lutfia Rabbani Foundation in 2016. He is currently also working on the development of his first feature film script.

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