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Haunted  (Germany/Syria, 2014)
July 12, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Haunted  (Syria, 2014)


Documentarian Liwaa Yazji confronts us with the faces and voices of civilians caught in the middle of Syria’s ongoing civil war.  Through a variety of sources from interviews with her own camera to recorded Skype conversations, Yazji brings us into the homes and lives of a handful of people around the country with powerful intimacy as they wrestle with the decision to flee or not—as the violence closes in on them all.

Director: Liwaa Yazji.  Cinematography: Talal Khoury, Liwaa Yazji, Joude Gorani, Mohamad Abdalla.  Editor: Carine Doumit.  Music: Kinan Abou Afach.  With: Abdul majid Haidar, Rufeida abu Hashish, Mohamad Abou Laban, Firas Shihab, Hussein Abou Saada.  DCP, color, in Arabic with English subtitles, 113 min.