Director: Laura Wadha | Countries of production: United Kingdom | Year: 2017 | Length: 10 min
Language: English, Arabic | Age: 8+ years
Genres: Documentary | | Regions: Sweden

Two young sisters who arrive in Sweden having fled the war in Syria are becoming teenagers in a new world. They try to hold on to the fond memories of their once beautiful home while struggling to deal with the repercussions of growing up surrounded by war.

Laura is a half Scottish/ half Syrian documentary filmmaker and Flight follows the journey of her two young cousins, Mera and Maria.

Winner, Best Documentary – Norwich Film Festival 2017
Winner, Best Under 25 – Underwire Festival 2018
Winner, Jury Selection – Kinemastik International Short Film Festival

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