14-20 November 2016

9 days From my Window in Aleppo

Thomas Vroege

  • 9 days  From my Window in Aleppo (Thomas Vroege)
L'Alternativa Hall / Hall Selects - More Wood... (Session 2) / 9 days From my Window in Aleppo


The first nine days of the rapidly changing uprising in Aleppo. Observations recorded by the renowned Syrian photographer Issa Touma from his window in the old city.


Amsterdam-based filmmaker Thomas Vroegehe graduated from Sint Joost Academy of Arts with the short documentary The Son & The Stranger, which won a Wildcard Award from the Netherlands Filmfund.


  • Country Netherlands, Syria
  • Year 2015
  • Format Digital
  • Running time 13 min
  • Image Colour
  • Language Arabic
  • Subtitles Catalan, English
  • Production company DeepFocus WebDocs
  • Producer Jos de Putter
  • Screenplay Issa Touma
  • Photography Issa Touma
  • Editor Thomas Vroege, Floor van der Meulen
  • Sound Tom Jansen


Reality Check Special Merit for Documentary & Honorable Mention International Competition - Tampere Film Festival (Finland, 2016) International Film Festival Rotterdam (The Netherlands, 2016) Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival (France, 2016) DOK Leipzig International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film (Germany, 2015) International Short Film Festival Winterthur (Switzerland, 2015)


Wednesday 16, 21.45 h — Hall CCCB Thursday 17, 17.30 h — Hall CCCB