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The story of a woman caught up in a cycle of pregnancies because of social pressure to produce a male child, and two other stories of babies, in need, or absent, in Arab countries.

Icarus Films | 2001 | 26 minutes

Dalya's Other Country

A Syrian teen attempts to balance her new life in L.A. while maintaining her Islamic traditions.

GOOD DOCS | 2017 | 58 minutes

Far from Bashar

A few years ago, the al-Mahamids fled Bashar al-Assad and Syria to settle in Montreal. A nuanced portrayal of a Syrian family in Canada, coping with a seemingly interminable war, thousands of miles away, that continues to affect their lives.

National Film Board of Canada | 2020 | 73 minutes

Iraq's Lost Generation

International Emmy Award-winner is an unprecedented investigation into a generation of young victims of the war against the Islamic State.

Cinétévé | 2021 | 52 minutes

The Journalist and Her Jailers

Luna Watfa, a journalist and former political prisoner living in exile in Germany, reports on the men charged with mass detention and torture in Assad’s prisons, at the world’s first trial against members of the Syrian regime, for crimes against humanity.

First Hand Films | 2022 | 83 minutes

The Light in Her Eyes

A woman is a school. Teach her and you teach a generation.

GOOD DOCS | 2012 | 87 minutes

Miss Kiet's Children

In a Dutch classroom, refugee children learn alongside locals under Miss Kiet's firm but loving hand.

Icarus Films | 2016 | 113 minutes

My Maysoon

My Maysoon is a tribute to all families who have to live with a missing loved one.

First Hand Films | 2023 | 55 minutes

Syria: the Assads' Twilight

A lively documentary history of Syria's Assad regime, tracing its origins and influence, even as it clings to power in the face of the Arab spring.

Icarus Films | 2011 | 52 minutes


Eight former detainees recall the years spent being tortured in Syria's notorious Tadmor Prison.

Icarus Films | 2016 | 103 minutes