Syrian Stories

Dataset

Description

Noé Mendelle produces this documentary feature about the experience of exile in countries close to home. It was produced as part of a series of workshops held in Beirut, Amman and Istanbul during 2017. These individual stories, collected together as a feature film, reflect on the different realities and the diversity of experience of Syrians displaced by the conflict. This dataset is held in the Edinburgh DataVault, directly accessible only to authorised University of Edinburgh users. External users may request access to a copy of the data by contacting the Principal Investigator, Contact Person or Data Manager named on this page. University of Edinburgh users who wish to have direct access should consult the information about retrieving data from the DataVault at: http://www.ed.ac.uk/is/research-support/datavault .

Abstract

Syrian Stories is documentary film about the experience of exile in countries close to home. It was produced as part of a series of workshops held in Beirut, Amman and Istanbul during 2017. These individual stories, collected together as a feature film, reflect on the different realities and the diversity of experience of Syrians displaced by the conflict. In a cinematic journey through landscapes, emotions and mentalities, we encounter Syrians of all sorts and witness how - in the words of Yassin Haj Saleh - “the personal has become public and political and the public and political has become personal”. This film allows young Syrian filmmakers who have dedicated their video skills to war reporting to use visual storytelling with ordinary human moments, exploring the resilience of being a refugee on the door step of their country. ## Access ## This dataset is held in the Edinburgh DataVault, directly accessible only to authorised University of Edinburgh users. External users may request access to a copy of the data by contacting the Principal Investigator, Contact Person or Data Manager named on this page or email CAHSS REF: cahss.ref@ed.ac.uk. University of Edinburgh users who wish to have direct access should consult the information about retrieving data from the DataVault at: http://www.ed.ac.uk/is/research-support/datavault .
Date made available8 Mar 2018
PublisherEdinburgh DataVault
Date of data production8 Mar 2018
Geographical coverageSyria

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