National Geographic has released the first trailer for “The Cave,” a documentary that tells the true story of an underground hospital in war-torn Syria and the inspirational female doctor running it.
Directed by Ferras Fayyad, who was Oscar-nominated for his 2018 film “Last Men In Aleppo,” the film will open the Toronto International Film Festival’s documentary program next month and will be released in October.
“The Cave” follows Dr. Amani, a young, aspiring pediatrician in Syria who is forced to end her studies to run the medical team at at an underground hospital in the besieged Syrian city of Al Ghouta, leading a team of mostly women working with meager resources.
Due to the nonstop onslaught of warfare, victims flood the subterranean haven through secret entrances and an intricate network of tunnels.
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