We Are Warriors

We Are Warriors is a documentary about Metal bands during war. Featuring members of Maysaloon Dark Phantom Step To Eternity Haunted Cellar Poets of the Fall Daylight Dies Orphaned Land IN MOURNING Aeternam Nervecell and fans Metalheads from Syria.

We Are Warriors

After 2 years of W:O:A Life of a Three Days Festival documentary, I decided to come back to do another film. This time, about the Metal bands who are still making music and doing concerts in the heart of Syria.

We Are Warriors, is the new documentary that I am working on and want to bring to life.
Directed,Written and Music by Abdal Rahman Achterberg

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  • Runtime:
    33 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 13, 2019
  • Production Budget:
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  • Country of Filming:
    Canada, Finland, Germany, Iraq, Israel, Sweden, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates, United States
  • Language:
    Arabic, English
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Director Biography - Abdal Rahman Achterberg

Abdal Rhman Achterberg ‘was known under the last name Abu Lail’ is a Palestinian War Refugee in Germany.
Birth: 24.08.1992 Damascus-Syria
Is a Metalhead and a Musician lives in Hamburg-Germany. He had made some vocal appearances with some local Syrian Metal bands before making his first documentary ‘Wacken, a Life of a Three Days Feativals’ in 2016 at the Wacken Open Air Festival.
He made his second documentary ‘We Are Warriors’ in Germany between 2018-2019.

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Director Statement

It was a pleasure and an honor making this documentary be the voice of the voiceless, the musicians sacrificing their lives during war and I’m looking forward for making some more.