Rebuilding in Miniature

Ali Alamedy, a displaced Iraqi artist, makes incredibly detailed dioramas of places he has read about but has never been.

Originally published in the New York Times Op-Docs series. Read the story here:

Director/Producer/Editor: Veena Rao
Featuring: Ali Alamedy
Executive Producer: Kathleen Lingo
Coordinating Producer: Lindsday Crouse
Supervising Editor: Andrew Blackwell
Camera: Veena Rao
Composer: Eliot Krimsky
Colorist: Begonia Colomar
Sound Mix: Pete Karam
Archival Stills: Ali Alamedy
Translation: Isra Abdulhadi

Additional Support: New York Council for the Arts (NYSCA).

Special Thanks:
The Alamedy Family
Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective
Esra Saydam
Guillermo Sanchez
Maryam Hussain
Mohamed Abdelfattah

Veena Rao