2019 | USA | 16 MIN
Friday, March 27 | 9PM
Shorts Program: All Around Us
489 Days is an animated documentary that tells the story of Egyptian‐American Mohamed Soltan, who survived 16 months of hunger strike in an Egyptian prison. It is also the larger story of an estimated 60,000 political prisoners currently held in Egypt in violation of their right to due process.
Director/Animator: Rania Elmalky
Animator: Rebecca Garrido
Cinematographers: Claire DeJarnett, Michael Mullins Original Score Composer: Kirsten Soriano Broberg llustrations: Randall M. Good
Sound: Arnila Guha