The Great Dam

The film showcases the story the Euphrates Dam; from the inception of the idea at the architectural stage, until the present moment in which it is threatened by possible collapse. It also narrates the stories of Arabs of Al-Ghamr, the emergence of the Tabqa region, the disruption of the Kurdish fabric in the new areas of displacement and the agricultural reclamation of the land. In addition, it sheds light on the historical ruins and monuments which have been flooded by the dam’s water.

The film attempts to provide an authentic view on the history and politics of the Euphrates Dam erection.

Title: The Great Dam

Director: Abdo Madkhana

Genre: Political / Historical

Duration: 50 mins

Production Year: 2017

Executive Producer: Metafora Production