Dir. Yasmin Fedda - 64 mins - 2012 - UK, Syria
Salem is an Iraqi fashion designer in Damascus. Botrus lives a remote existence in a hillside monastery. This consistently insightful and unexpected documentary offers a unique perspective on what the dream of freedom means to two very different people in the face of a brutal regime, creating a vital snapshot of life in the year before Syria’s uprising.
"an opportunity to listen to the voices most often lost in conflict - those of the peaceful people others claim to be fighting for." Eye for Film http://ow.ly/BfMZ50DKdlF