Reflections on Syria
  • Edinburgh International Festival

A rare opportunity to experience work created in the most challenging of contexts.

Six years into a complex conflict, artists from Syria present their stories and memories through film, music and theatre, taking us beyond the headlines and offering fresh perspectives on how war is affecting Syrian lives.

The event includes short films created by the countrys new generation of filmmakers, introduced by award-winning director Yasmin Fedda, stirring new compositions performed by classical musician Maya Youssef, alongside a discussion with eminent theatre director Rafat Alzakout, chaired by broadcaster and journalist Bidisha.

In collaboration with Shubbak, theUKs largest festival of contemporaryArab culture

Part of the International Festival and British Council seasonSpirit of '47.

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