Monday, August 12
GHABE (Forest in Arabic) Monir is a refugee from Syria who just arrived in Sweden with his older cousin Farid during the 2015 refugee crisis. They are housed by the Swedish Migration Board in a cabin deep in the forest while waiting on residence permit.
Armenia(s), Time for Artists
An Armenian artistic world exists today in France, that expresses itself, reflects on its identity, its history, but always, at the same time, deeply rooted in the culture of its adopted country.
Rokaya Marzouk, born in the early 60s,was raised in an Arab village in Israel. She knew from early childhood that she couldn't follow the traditional path of an Arab woman. Rokaya went to study in a university while it was very uncommon for Arab women in Israel and became the first school counsellor to work with the Bedouin tribes of South Israel.
The horrors of war never die. The story emerging is not one on the War itself but on the horrors these men and women now face at home. Their story is of the war after the war, rejection, disenchantment, death, nightmares and resiliency.
Residents of Pripyat and villagers of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone recall the oral history of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster while they define what home means to them.
Fascination: Helena’s Story
A documentary about Holocaust survivor Helena Weinrauch. She survived three concentration camps, 2 firing squads and torture by the gestapo. Now 92, as a mere girl of 88, she decided to become a ballroom dancer.