Resurrecting Hassan

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Resurrecting Hassan
Resurrecting Hassan poster.jpg
Directed byCarlo Guillermo Proto
Produced byCarlo Guillermo Proto
Roxanne Sayegh
Pablo Villegas
Maria Paz Gonzalez
Written byCarlo Guillermo Proto
Music byOlivier Alary
CinematographyCarlo Guillermo Proto
Edited byCarlo Guillermo Proto
Lorenzo Mora
Handshake Productions
Distributed byLes Films du 3 mars
Release date
November 11, 2016 (RIDM)
Running time
100 minutes

Resurrecting Hassan (French: La résurrection d’Hassan) is a Canadian documentary film, directed by Carlo Guillermo Proto and released in 2016.[1] The documentary centres on the Hartings, a family of blind musicians in Montreal who supported themselves by busking in the Guy-Concordia station of the Montreal Metro.[1]

The film premiered at the Montreal International Documentary Festival in November 2016.[2]


The film was screened at the 2017 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, where it won a Special Jury Prize.[3]

The film received two Canadian Screen Award nominations at the 6th Canadian Screen Awards, for Best Feature Length Documentary and Best Cinematography in a Documentary (Proto).[4]


  1. ^ a b "Documentary's existence a minor miracle in itself; Resurrecting Hassan captures the tragedy and struggles of a family of blind musicians". Montreal Gazette, September 22, 2017.
  2. ^ "11 Days, 128 films at doc fest". Montreal Gazette, October 20, 2016.
  3. ^ "12 awards announced at the Hot Docs film festival for documentaries in Toronto". Canadian Press, May 5, 2017.
  4. ^ "Mary Kills People, Anne, Ava, Mohawk Girls among nominees at Screen Awards". Montreal Gazette, January 16, 2018.

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