Category: Mediterranean Issues 2017

SYRIE, LE CRI ÉTOUFFÉ

72 minutes, 2017 Director: Manon LOIZEAU (France) – co-written by Annick COJEAN Production: Magnéto Presse, with the support of France Télévisions (France) It’s a lamentation. A howl, stifled yet deafening. A silent cry whose spasms tear through prison walls, basements, the antechambers of death. It’s the cry of Syrian women who, for the past six …

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BORN IN SYRIA

86 minutes, 2016 Director: Hernán ZIN (Argentina) Production: La Claqueta PC (Spain), Contramedia Films (Spain), Final Cut For Real (Denmark)   Since the start of the civil war in Syria in 2011, about 9 million Syrians have left their country. Half of them children. Filmed in 4K and with an original music track composed by …

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IF I CLOSE MY EYES

54 minutes, 2016 Directors and Producers: Francesca MANNOCCHI and Alessio ROMENZI (Italy) Lebanon, with its 4 million inhabitants, has received about 1.2 million Syrian refugees – a figure humiliating for Europe, which, with its 500 million inhabitants, is constantly bickering about whether to allow 1 million, and which sees immigration as a threat rather than …

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CHILD MOTHER

90 minutes, 2016 Director : Yael KIPPER et Ronen ZARETZKY (Israel) Production : Turtles Films (Israel) “Child Mother” is about the now elderly women who were born in Morocco or the Yemen, and forced to marry while still very young. Memories of a lost childhood. When they were only 5, 6 or 10 years old, …

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