taking his trusty 28 millimeter lens, for the last year jr has been traveling to such countries as sierra leone, liberia, southern sudan and kenya, documenting the lives of a group of incredibly courageous women.
hot over a four year period in America, Britain, Lebanon, and Pakistan, HolyWars follows a danger-seeking Christian missionary and a radical Irish Muslim convert, both of whom believe in an apocalyptic battle, after which their religion will ultimately rule the world. Tracking their lives from the onset of the “War on Terror” through the election of Barack Obama, HolyWars shows that even the most radical of believers can be transformed by our changing world.
hermano dir.: marcel rasquin venezuela. 2010 97 min. script: marcel rasquin, rohan jones camera: jesus santiago production design: maya oloe music: rigel michelena sound: frank rojas producers: marcel rasquin, juan antonio diaz cast: fernando moreno, eliú armas, alí rondón, gonzálo cubero, marcela girón production a&b producciones language: spanish (english subtitles)
daniel is an exceptional football player, a striker. julio is the team’s captain, a born leader. they were raised as brothers and play football in their slum, la ceniza. daniel dreams to play professional football while julio feeds the family with dirty money; he has no time to dream. the opportunity of their lives arrives when a football scout invites them to tryout with the city’s best team: caracas football club. but tragedy strikes them. they must choose, on a dirty football pitch, what is more important: family, revenge or the dream of their lives. on this pitch, life is on the line.