Project Syria

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Institute History

  • 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Description

You are walking down a busy street in the Aleppo district of Syria. Children are playing, and vendors are peddling their wares. Suddenly, a rocket hits. Dust and debris scatter everywhere. Across the street, there is a child on the ground. Journalist Nonny de la Peña pioneered virtual reality storytelling with technologist Palmer Luckey at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival with Hunger in Los Angeles. This year she brings us a journalistic account of war-torn Syria and the refugee camp filling with Syrians as they flee their homeland.

— Shari Frilot

Screening Details

  • Section: New Frontier Exhibition
  • Film Type: Art
  • Country: U.S.A.
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