Up and Down consists of three main episodes that cover human life from birth to death.
Bilal Shakir was born in 1973 in Shaqlawa. In 1975 immigrated to Iran and studied accountants there. He has studied scenario and directing in some courses in Asfahan. He has also worked as assistant director, scenarist and photographer in a number of films in Iran. In 2006 returned back to Kurdistan and continues working in this field.