Kategorie: biography

Wir tanzten bei Suweida

ShareWir freuen uns sehr, mit euch sehr persönliche Erinnerungen an Tamer Alawam teilen zu dürfen. Markus Hirsch hat uns dankenswerterweise diesen Text geschickt. Viel Spaß beim Lesen! Wir tanzten bei Suweida – Erinnerungen an Tamer Alawam Ich musste neulich beim

Drei Jahre später

ShareAm 9. September jährt sich der Tod Tamer Alawams bereits zum dritten Mal. 2012 war es, dass wir zusammen nach Syrien gefahren sind, um Material für Tamers Film zu drehen, ein Film über den Krieg in Syrien, über den Anfang

Tamer Alawam – a short Biography

Share(deutsch) Tamer was born in 1977 in a small village near Suwayda, a city in the South-West of Syria. He moved to Damascus to study Arabic literature and journalism at the city’s University. He was a joint founder and leader


Share(deutsch) (العربية) Some very touching obituaries were published all over the world after Tamer’s death. You can read and watch some of them here: – in German on ZDF: http://www.zdf.de/ZDFmediathek/beitrag/video/1729846/Trauer-um-Tamer-Al-Awam#/beitrag/video/1729846/Trauer-um-Tamer-Al-Awam – in Arabic on Al Arabia: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Cog2xK3yo1k – in English

Claudia Ruff says

ShareClaudia Ruff writes about her last days with Tamer Alawam in Syria: We arrived in Aleppo on August 28th, finding the city in a state of war, with bombing and shelling going on 24 hours a day. People were trying

Mariangela Sglavo says

Share(italiano) Mariangela Sglavo wrote an article (also published on the Italian website sirialibano.com) about her experience of the death of a dear friend of hers, seen through the cold screen of a laptop. Have you ever been confronted with the

Jan Heilig says

ShareProducer Jan Heilig writes about his friend: I met Tamer on a demonstration for Syrian freedom at the beginning of 2011 in Berlin. I saw him with a cameraman, and he saw my camera, so we soon came into contact.

Valentina Perniciaro says

Share(deutsch) (italiano) The Internet connects up the world in an exemplary manner. It can happen that you encounter people online who are closer to you than you could imagine. Here is an article written by Valentina Perniciaro, an Italian girl

Basamat says

Share(deutsch) The German theater group Basamat also published an obituary. Here the German text and the link below:   Zum Tod des syrischen Regisseurs Tamer Alawam 10. September 2012 von Marteng Halle(Saale), 10.09.2012 In Trauer und tiefer Anteilnahme an Tamer

Did you know Tamer?

Share(deutsch) Did you know Tamer? Tell us all your stories about this very special man by writing to us! We will be happy to publish your memories here.