Tag: syria

Silence After the Storm-2016 -

Silence After the Storm-2016

In midst of an existential threat to the indigenous Assyrians by ISIS, the filmmaker travels back to his ancestral homeland, Syria, on a journey of nostalgia and discovery....

The Cave-2019 7.5

The Cave-2019

Director Feras Fayyad returns to his native, Wartorn Syria to follow a dedicated team of female doctors who tirelessly treat casualties in an underground hospital while battling systemic sexism. Shot from 2016 to 2018, T...

For Sama-2019 8.5

For Sama-2019

FOR SAMA is both an intimate and epic journey into the female experience of war. A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, the film tells the story of Waad al-Kateab's life through five years of the uprising in ...

Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World-2011 5.9

Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World-2011

In our post-9/11 world, a greater understanding across cultures is more important than ever before, yet the purpose of this program is not simply to provide political or historical context. Rather it is to explore and ce...

Cries from Syria-2017 8.1

Cries from Syria-2017

CRIES FROM SYRIA is a searing, comprehensive account of a brutal five-year conflict from the inside out, drawing on hundreds of hours of war footage from Syrian activists and citizen journalists, as well as testimony fro...

Body of Lies-2008 7.1

Body of Lies-2008

Roger Ferris is a CIA operative in the Middle East; Ed Hoffman is his control at Langley. Cynicism is everywhere. In Amman, Roger works with Hani Salaam, Jordan's head of security, whose only dictum is "Don't lie to me."...

Mosul-2019 9.4

Mosul-2019

In the fall of 2016, an army of over 100,000 Iraqi soldiers and militiamen mobilize to liberate Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, from the clutches of the Islamic State. Ali Mula, an Iraqi journalist, joins this army of...

Mulan 2: The Final War-2004 5.7

Mulan 2: The Final War-2004

Fa Mulan gets the surprise of her young life when her love, Captain (now General) Li Shang asks for her hand in marriage. Before the two can have their happily ever after, the Emperor assigns them a secret mission, to es...

Last Men in Aleppo-2017 7.4

Last Men in Aleppo-2017

After five years of war in Syria, Aleppo's remaining residents prepare themselves for a siege. Khalid, Subhi and Mahmoud, founding members of The White Helmets, have remained in the city to help their fellow citizens-and...

City of Ghosts-2017 7.4

City of Ghosts-2017

A documentary that follows the efforts of "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently," a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014. With deeply personal access, this...

Damascus Cover-2017 5.1

Damascus Cover-2017

A spy navigates the precarious terrain of love and survival during an undercover mission in Syria.::Anonymous...

Of Fathers and Sons-2017 7.3

Of Fathers and Sons-2017

Talal Derki returns to his homeland where he gains the trust of a radical Islamist family, sharing their daily life for over two years. His camera is providing an extremely rare insight into what it means to grow up in a...