A new documentary shines rare light on a private battle waged quietly by millions of Syrian women, forced to balance responsibility for their children’s wellbeing with a sense of duty to their community under attack.
Co-director of prize-winning film Still Recording tells Al-Jumhuriya about filming under chemical attacks in Eastern Ghouta, and the untold stories of life in revolutionary Syria.
Despite the enormous professional and personal price she paid for it—including arrest by Assad’s infamous security agencies—the celebrated 49-year-old actress never wavered in her support for Syria’s revolutionaries.
Feras Fayyad talks to Al-Jumhuriya about his award-winning documentary, the destruction of Aleppo, the daily abuse he receives from Putin fans, and film as a tool for achieving justice.
Now: End of Season is a short documentary film by Ayman Nahle capturing the final moments of preparation by Syrian refugees before their perilous journey across the mediterranean from Turkey to Europe.