Silvered Water, Syria Self-Portrait

(98 min)
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Rating:R
  • English
  • 2014
  • indiecanent
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A look at first-hand video accounts of violence in modern-day Syria as filmed by activists in the besieged city of Homs.
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In Syria, everyday, YouTubers film then die; others kill then film. In Paris, driven by my inexhaustible love for Syria, I find that I can only film the sky and edit the footage posted. From within the tension between my estrangement in France and the revolution, an encounter happened. A young Kurdish woman from Homs began to chat with me, asking: 'If your camera were here, in Homs, what would you be filming?'. Silvered Water is the story of that encounter. Actors: N/A Writers: Wiam Bedirxan, Ossama Mohammed Directors: Wiam Bedirxan, Ossama Mohammed