Synopsis & Film Details
Fresno Filmworks presents “In Syria”, winner of the Panorama Audience Award at the 2017 Berlin Film Festival. Philippe Van Leeuw’s evocative and visceral depiction of modern day Damascus finds Oum Yazan, a mother of three, barricaded at home with her family above the ensuing war zone in the streets. Forced to find refuge amidst the destruction, “In Syria” provides an acute and honest portrayal of the reality of war, the nature of humanity and the struggle for survival. Starring Hiam Abbass, Diamand Bou Abboud and Juliette Navis. Presented with English subtitles. Assistive listening services are not available for this film.
Director: Philippe Van Leeuw
Belgium/France/Lebanon • 85 minutes • Not rated
Distributor: Film Movement
Fresno Center for Nonviolence