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Short documentary uses VR to tell humanitarian tale of Syrian boy

Source:  Variety. Virtual reality isn’t the first concept that comes to mind when discussing documentaries made for humanitarian causes, but the experience of one group of filmmakers proves the format can be a valuable tool. “When I first came across VR, I found it...

“Nowhere to Hide” takes viewers inside Iraq’s triangle of death

Source: Victoria Advocate. Kurdish/Norwegian filmmaker Zaradasht Ahmed (“Road to Diyarbakir”) takes viewers directly into Iraq’s “triangle of death,” an area south of Baghdad that has become known as one of the most dangerous and inaccessible places in the world. The...

30th season of POV to spotlight the Syrian war and global refugee crisis

Source: realscreen. PBS’s indie doc strand POV will start its 30th season with three feature films and two shorts about the Syrian war and global refugee crisis. Kicking off the special series is the feature documentary “Dalya’s Other Country,” which follows a young...