Orwa Al-Mokdad

Orwa Al-Moqdad is a Syrian film director. His latest work is called '300 Miles' (2016).

Distorting Syria

23 July 2020
What happens to perceptions of Syria when films directed and shot by Syrians themselves are later produced and distributed in the West? What is lost along the way?
Bassel Safadi: Killed for Being Two Steps Ahead of the Regime

24 August 2017
Perhaps the most dangerous thing about Bassel was that he could think as the regime thought, and could see reality the way it saw it.

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