Falcon Sakr

About

Falcon (Abdul Rahman Sakr) is an Arab American Filmmaker who recently completed his Masters in Filmmaking from London Film School.  Prior to that he worked in the comedy industry as a performer and screenwriter in the Middle East and the US where he studied improv at Second City and was able to create and write several shows and series that were broadcasted on TV and online video platforms. He also was a video editor at Al Jazeera English in Doha, Qatar.  During his time in Doha, Falcon enrolled in a filmmaking course with the New York Film Academy and branched out into filmmaking creating an online series, Harassing Sensei with the author of The Gospel of Damascus, Omar Imady.  Most recently Falcon directed Batul, a fiction short film based on a story by Omar Imady, which revisits the infamous chemical attack that happened on the 21st of August, 2013 in Ghouta, Syria.

Falcon Sakr

Course:
MA Filmmaking
Course number:
190
Graduation year:
2018
Nationality:
United States
Email:

Graduation film

Batul

Based on a story by Syrian author Dr. Omar Imady, Batul revisits the actual events of the infamous chemical attack in Ayn Tarma, Syria in August 2013. An encounter takes place between a Syrian family living in a basement and a captured soldier in the Syrian Army.
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LFS Filmography

Batul, DIRECTOR, RED Epic, 13m 34s, LFS, 2018

Business & Pleasure, DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY, 35mm, 7m 30s, LFS, 2017

The Truth Speaker (documentary), PRODUCER, HDCam, 16m 12s, LFS, 2017

Red Night, DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY, 16mm, 1m 25s, LFS, 2016

Judith, WRITER/DIRECTOR/EDITOR, 16mm, 3m 40s, LFS, 2016

Races, PRODUCER, LFS, 2016

The Game, EDITOR, 16mm, 4m 24s, LFS, 2016