Staff Pick Premiere: 'Mobile' by Truls Krane Meby. Directed by Truls Krane Meby, today Staff Pick Premiere 'Mobile' is a Syrian refugee story set in a location that cleverly juxtaposes crisis with landscape. The film, which takes place in a remote Norwegian fishing village near the arctic circle, follows Walid who recently fled Syria and is desperately trying to get his family into the EU.
Thousands of miles away, Walid only tools for fighting for his family safety have been reduced to his mobile phone. As the stakes rise with each call, the film strikes an interesting tone through the drama backdrop. In honor of today premiere, we reached out to director Truls Krane Meby to learn more about his process. The first spark came when I heard about a young Syrian refugee who helped his….