Trying to freeze time is an illusion. Whatever we do, life unfolds in one direction. Memory is a dying horse is yet another desperate attempt to challenge the irreversibility of time. A sparse, raw, somehow childish collage of reminiscences filmed on Super 8 between Syria, France and Canada. The whole is accompanied by musical explorations.
Samer Najari lived in Damascus until he moved to Montreal in 1994. He has obtained a BFA in film production at Concordia University in 2000 and completed a residency at Le Fresnoy in France in 2003. His short films and feature film have been presented and prized in different international festivals.