The Cave | © National Geographic
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The Cave

    All titles (2)
    Documentary Feature | 2018-2019 | War | Denmark, Germany, Qatar, Syria, USA

    Trailers/Videos

    Brief synopsis

    Amidst air strikes and bombings, a group of female doctors in Ghouta, Syria struggle with systemic sexism while trying to care for the injured using limited resources.

    Crew

    ActivityNameComment
    DirectorFeras Fayyad
    EditorDenniz Göl Bertelsen
    EditorPer K. Kirkegaard
    ComposerMatthew Herbert
    ProducerKirstine Barfod
    Co-producerMichelle Stapleton
    ScreenwriterAlisar Hasan
    ScreenwriterFeras Fayyad

    Distributing companies

    CompanyComment
    Camera Film [dk]Denmark (theatrical)
    National Geographic [us]Documentary Films / USA (theatrical)

    Awards

    Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
    Feras Fayyad2019TIFF, Toronto International Film Festival [ca]The People’s Choice Documentary AwardWinner
    Feras Fayyad2020Deutscher Dokumentarfilmpreis [de]Best DocumentaryWinner
    Alisar Hasan2020Academy Awards (Oscars) [us]Best DocumentaryNominated

    Festivals

    YearCountryFestivalComment
    2020GermanyDOK.fest München (@home / online)DOK.spezial

    TV-broadcast

    TypeCountryStationDate / TimeComment
    RepeatGermanyARD [de]Wednesday, 01/07/2020, 10.45 PM
    First showingGermanyNational GeographicSaturday, 16/05/2020, 9.00 PM

    Cinema

    TypeCountryDateComment
    PremiereThursday, 05/09/2019Toronto International Film Festival