The first Refugee Film Week is organised by the UNHCR Cyprus will take place from 13-16 June at the Book Club Yfantourgeio, close to Phaneromeni square in Nicosia. Five refugee documentaries will be screenied bringing to you the real stories of refugees around the world.
The film week is organised on the occasion of the World Refugee Day, marked every year on June 20. World Refugee Day provides the key moment for UNHCR and partners to commemorate worldwide the strength, courage and resilience of millions of refugees and to communicate with the world about who refugees are and why they need our protection.
A Syrian Love Story (2015)
The British Council and British High Commission contribute to the first Refugee Film Week in Cyprus with the award winner documentary A Syrian Love Story (2015).
Filmed over 5 years, A Syrian Love Story charts an incredible odyssey to political freedom in the West. For Raghda and Amer, it is a journey of hope, dreams and despair: for the revolution, their homeland and each other. Winner of the Cinema for Peace Refugee Award (2016).
Title: A Syrian Love Story
Director: Sean McAllister
Duration: 76 mins