Sudan, near the Merowe Dam. Maher works in a brickyard fed by the Nile. Everyday, he sneaks into the desert to build a mysterious construction that slowly starts to take a life of its own during the Sudanese uprise.
Bio: A visual artist and director, born in Beirut and lives in Paris. Combining films, videos, sculptures and installation. Ali has been awarded with the Sliver Lion for promising artist at the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia. His short films THE DISQUIET and THE DIGGER have been shown in prominent film festivals. THE DAM is his debut feature film.