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Meet the Syrian Filmmakers Parodying Isis With No Fear

Picture of Cassam Looch
Film Editor
Updated: 25 April 2017

Culture Trip speaks to director Liliana Dulce Marinho de Sousa about her film The Art of Moving which recently screened at the 36th Istanbul Film Festival.

The film covers the hot topic of the moment. Focusing on group of Syrian activist from Aleppo who end up being based in Istanbul. The group create a number of satirical videos on ISIS in their homeland and have to flee once they receive threats for their views.

One of the key aims of the film, according to it’s director, is to get across how young people are coping, or trying to cope, with the situation they face in a war zone.