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'Invisible Jails' film documents hardships of Syrian refugees

'Invisible Jails' film documents hardships of Syrian refugees

(Zaman Al Wasl)- The Syrian ‘Invisible Jails’ documentary by Orwa Al-Ahmad has recently won five international awards, including the prize for Best Director at the Kosice festival, the jury prize at the Beyond Earth Film Festival, the Best Documentary Award, and Best Director at the...

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 Syrian calligrapher paints with words Syria's suffering

Syrian calligrapher paints with words Syria's suffering

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Syrian calligrapher Ayham Najar has become widely known in Germany within a few years of moving there as a refugee, painting with words the suffering of the Syrian people. After surviving arrest in Syria, Najar had fled with his family to Germany in 2016, after a...

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'For Sama' directors hope Oscar nod will shine spotlight on Syria

'For Sama' directors hope Oscar nod will shine spotlight on Syria

Filmmakers Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts are hoping the Oscar nomination for their documentary "For Sama" will remind people of the plight of Syrians affected by the country's nearly nine-year-old civil war. "For Sama" was nominated in the best documentary field on Monday after getting...

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Oscar nominees emerge as awards row rages over female snubs

Oscar nominees emerge as awards row rages over female snubs

The Oscar nominations will Monday reveal which stars and movies have a shot at Hollywood's ultimate prize, as the industry nervously awaits the number of women and minorities selected. The pre-dawn Academy Award announcement caps months of ceaseless campaigning by A-listers and studios,...

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