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A Syrian Love Story (16+)

Special Jury Mention
UK, 2015, colour, 80 min.
Director: Sean McAlister
A Syrian Love Story depicts the intricate relationship of a young married couple against a revolutionary background. Raghda and Amer passionately dream for their family happiness and political freedom in Syria. They fight for love and peace in their country, but is it possible to win two victories at a time?

Sean McAlister

Sean McAlister

left school at 16, worked in a variety of factories in the North of England before he picked up a camera and filmed his way into the National Film School, where he graduated in 1996. His first film, “Working for the Enemy” BBC2 (Mosaic Films) was nominated for a Royal Television Society Award, 1997. Sean followed up with “The Minders” (BBC) earning him another Royal Television Society Award Nomination, 1998. After these came “Settlers” (2000) and “Hull’s Angel” in 2002.

FILMOGRAPHY

Working for the Enemy, 1997; Minders, 1998; Settlers, 2000; Hull’s Angel, 2002; The Liberace of Baghdad, 2004; Japan, а Story of Love and Hate, 2008; The Reluctant Revolutionary, 2012; A Syrian Love Story, 2015.
Special Jury Mention
UK, 2015, colour, 80 min.
Director: Sean McAlister
A Syrian Love Story depicts the intricate relationship of a young married couple against a revolutionary background. Raghda and Amer passionately dream for their family happiness and political freedom in Syria. They fight for love and peace in their country, but is it possible to win two victories at a time?