THROUGH MY EYES: HANI’S JOURNEY
(30 min) Canada/Lebanon/Syria
[watch trailer]

SUNDAY 10/29, 2:50 PM (Session 25)

Director/Producer: Zahra Mackaoui

Description:
Through My Eyes follows the journey of blind Syrian refugee Hani Al Moliya from the camps in Lebanon to Canada. Told through his photos, it is a story of triumph against adversity, set against the backdrop of the Syria crisis.

Biography:
Zahra Mackaoui is a British/Lebanese documentary filmmaker and producer with over fifteen years making documentaries in the Middle East for broadcasters including BBC, ITV, Channel 4, ARTE/ZDF, Al Jazeera. Her experience embraces many different genres, including thematic presenter led series and observational, character led documentaries. For the last four years, she has been covering the Syrian refugee crisis for international broadcasters and UNHCR. She is currently based between Europe and the Middle East. Her documentaries to date have been broadcast on TV, this is her first time submitting to the film festival circuit.

Contact Information:
e: Zahra@mackaoui.com
w: tracks.unhcr.org/2015/09/looking-for-hany


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