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The story of a woman caught up in a cycle of pregnancies because of social pressure to produce a male child, and two other stories of babies, in need, or absent, in Arab countries.

Icarus Films | 2001 | 26 minutes

Dalya's Other Country

A Syrian teen attempts to balance her new life in L.A. while maintaining her Islamic traditions.

GOOD DOCS | 2017 | 58 minutes

Far from Bashar

A few years ago, the al-Mahamids fled Bashar al-Assad and Syria to settle in Montreal. A nuanced portrayal of a Syrian family in Canada, coping with a seemingly interminable war, thousands of miles away, that continues to affect their lives.

National Film Board of Canada | 2020 | 73 minutes

The Light in Her Eyes

A woman is a school. Teach her and you teach a generation.

GOOD DOCS | 2012 | 87 minutes

Miss Kiet's Children

In a Dutch classroom, refugee children learn alongside locals under Miss Kiet's firm but loving hand.

Icarus Films | 2016 | 113 minutes

Syria: the Assads' Twilight

A lively documentary history of Syria's Assad regime, tracing its origins and influence, even as it clings to power in the face of the Arab spring.

Icarus Films | 2011 | 52 minutes


Eight former detainees recall the years spent being tortured in Syria's notorious Tadmor Prison.

Icarus Films | 2016 | 103 minutes

Thinking Existenz - Ep 04 - Suad Amiry

A highbrow 10-part serieson philosophy, politics and society. Episode 4 stars Suad Amiry, the Syrian author and director of the Centre for the Conversation of Palestinian Archictectural Heritage.

First Hand Films | 2013 | 30 minutes

This Is Home

Sundance award-winner puts a human face on the global refugee crisis by providing an intimate portrait of four Syrian refugee families arriving in the US and struggling to find their footing.

Bullfrog Films | 2018 | 91 minutes

You Will Be Swedish, My Daughter

A Syrian refugee couple tell the story of their exile to Sweden to their youngest daughter, Sally. They recount their journey as migrants being smuggled across borders, evoke memories of their beloved Syria, and talk of the violence which is present at all times. What will they remember? What will they tell their children about the past?

Andana Films | 2018 | 58 minutes