This Rain Will Never Stop

102 min | Ukraine, Germany, Iraq, Syria | 2020


This Rain Will Never Stop takes the audience on a powerful, visually arresting journey through humanity’s endless cycle of war and peace. The film follows 20-year-old Andriy Suleyman as he tries to secure a sustainable future while navigating the human toll of armed conflict. From the Syrian civil war to strife in Ukraine, Andriy’s existence is framed by the seemingly eternal flow of life and death.

Directors: Alina Gorlova

Director and film editor. Born and raised in Ukraine. In addition to her focus as a documentary director, Alina is also experienced in making fiction shorts, and social and commercial ads. In 2016, she completed her first feature-length documentary, Kholodny Yar. Her second documentary, No Obvious Signs won multiple awards, including the MDR film award for outstanding Eastern European Movie at Dok Leipzig 2018. 


Writers: Alina Gorlova, Maksym Nakonechnyi | Producers: Maksym Nakonechnyi, Ilona Bicevska, Patrick Hamm | Editing: Olha Zhurba, Simon Mozgovyi, Alina Gorlova | DOP: Viacheslav Tsvetkov | Sound: Vasyl Yavtushenko | Music: Goran Gora, Serge Synthkey | Language: Arabic, Ukrainian, German, Russian, Kurdish | Subtitles: English, Arabic