The 2018 festival will take place Nov. 1-11, 2018. Below is information regarding the 2017 festival.

Doc Shorts: Humans of Syria

81 min.

9 Days: From My Window in Aleppo

Floor van der Meulen & Thomas Vroege

A man who is trapped in his apartment in Aleppo films what is happening outside at the start of the Syrian uprising.

13 min.

High Chaparral

David Freid

Syrian refugees seeking asylum in Sweden find themselves in a Wild West-style resort.

9 min.
Arabic & English

Jihad In Hollywood

Genie Deez

Once a successful Syrian actor, Jihad Abdo has arrived in Hollywood and struggles to reinvent himself and his career with some help from Werner Herzog.

27 min.


Matthew. K Firpo

Human stories from the European Refugee Crisis, focused on humanity and hope.

20 min.

Wrestling Za'atari

Daniel B. Levitt

The story of Syria's national wrestling champion, who now lives in Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp.

12 min.
Arabic & English