Born in Damascus

Closed Captions
Director: Laura Wadha | Countries of production: Scotland, United Kingdom | Year: 2021 | Length: 15 min
Language: Arabic with English subtitles | Age: 12+ years

Syrian-Scottish filmmaker Laura Wadha reconnects with her cousin after 10 years apart. Through video calls, old recordings, and ongoing processes of memory and reconciliation, they piece together the story of their family separated by war.

Screening in the online shorts programme To Remember, To Reclaim: Archives for Future Love as part of #TOAFF22.