Grass Roots and Grass Soup-Flavors of the Siege

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Film screenings and panel discussion on film and media productions in Syria since the beginning of the revolution
 

Short Film Programme
 

BLUE 
by Abo Gabi 
(2014 / 12:15min / Syria / Arabic with English ST)

LOVE DURING THE SIEGE 
by Mattar Ismaeel 
(2015 / 15:35min / Syria / Arabic with English ST)

BEING GOOD SO FAR 
by Orwa Mokdad 
(2012-2014 / 11:45min / Syria / Arabic with English ST)

Panel discussion featuring: 

Marcell Shehwaro, Syrian blogger, activist and general manager of the Syrian NGO Kesh Malek, whose activities are concentrated in the area around Aleppo

Nadim Jarjoura, journalist and cinema critic at Al-Araby Al-Jadeed newspaper

Orwa Al Mokdad, Syrian journalist and filmmaker whose films include “Street Music” (2013), “Under the Aleppo Sky”(2013), “Under the Tank”(2014), “300 Miles”(2016)

Sana Yazigi, Syrian graphic designer, founder and editor of "The Creative Memory", an online archive inventorying the contemporary creativity of Syria since the beginning of the revolution

Moderator: Dima Wannous, Syrian novelist. Wannous published a collection of short stories titled "Details" and two novels "Chair," and “Fearful" by Dar Al-Adab

Followed by the screening of feature-length documentary
MY HOMELAND 
by Marcel Mettelsiefen 
(2016 / 40min / Germany / Arabic with English ST)

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