The Long Season. 2017. The Netherlands. Directed by Leonard Retel Helmrich. In Arabic; English subtitles. 90 min.
Award-winning vérité director Helmrich documents the lives of displaced Syrians living in a camp on the Lebanon border. As the inhabitants continuously wait for goods and news from Raqqa, they also try to make the best of a broken situation.
Five Years after the War. 2017. France. Directed by Samuel Albaric, Martin Wiklund, Ulysse Lefort. In French; English subtitles. 17 min.
Filmmaker Samuel Albaric tells the story of his cousin Tim—a man born to a Jewish mother and an Arab father, the latter of whom he knew little about.