Introducing a cast of first time actors and survivors of war who channel their personal experiences of loss and new beginnings through a fictional narrative, Rupture follows the journey of four Arab teens on their quest to find the local public pool in their new Canadian city.




  • Best BC short, Vancouver International Film Festival, Canada, 2017
  • Best narrative short, Slamdance Film Festival, USA, 2018


  • Toronto International Film Festival, Canada, 2017
  • Vancouver International Film Festival, Vancouver, Canada, 2017
  • South Western International Film Festival, Canada, 2017
  • Dubai International Film Festival, 2017
  • Jayu Human Rights Film Festival, Canada, 2017
  • Slamdance Film Festival, USA, 2018
  • TIFF Kids, Canada, 2018
  • Haifa Independant Film Festival, Palestine, 2018
  • New Directors / New Films, MoMa, USA, 2018
  • Reel to Real, Canada, 2018
  • Filmfest Dresden, Germany, 2018
  • MOOOV Festival, Berlgiu, 2018



Réalisation : Yassmina Karajah

Scénario/Script : Yassmina Karajah
Interprétation/Cast :
Asaad Al Arid, Salam Almarzouq, Hussein Al Ahmad, Wazeera Al Ahmad
Direction photo/DoP :
Blake Davey
Conception sonore/Sound :
Jacob Gauthier Robitaille
Montage/Editing :
Yassmina Karajah/Blake Daveu
Direction artistique/Art direction :
Sophie Jarvis
Musique originale/Original score :
Cayne McKenzie
Production :
David Findlay


Originale Arabe, sous titrée anglais
Original Arabic with english subs

HD, 1:85, 5.1
DCP, Pro Res, H264