A Requiem for Syrian Refugees

A Requiem for Syrian Refugees

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Shot unembedded less than one hundred miles from ISIS controlled territory, this program offers an unprecedented in-depth perspective on the daily lives and feelings of refugees. Requiem was shot with a crew of refugees who felt the urgency to convey their situation to the world. Albeit set against a bleak background, Requiem is a film about hope. As the adolescent refugee Mizgin says: "This experience has made us stronger". The film ends with a cathartic wedding ceremony revealing their unwavering joy of life. Scored to Gabriel Faure's Requiem, the film is a touching portrait of the dire conditions and anxiety faced by refugees, as well as a celebration of the human spirit facing adversity. Shot on location in Northern Iraq in stark black and white, Requiem is a powerful tale of suffering and courage, a universal reminder of the civilian toll and trauma of the 21st. century wars.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Wolf, Richard, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 10 min., 27 sec.)) : color and sound
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Additional Contributors: Wolf, Richard
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