Beyond the Fire: Teen Experiences of War

Director: Sesh Kannan

Institute History

  • 2005 Sundance Film Festival


Imagine you have just minutes to leave your home after a midnight raid leaves you and your siblings orphaned; then your friends are kidnapped to become child soldiers. This interactive documentary conveys the real-life experiences of 15 teenage refugees across seven war zones, featuring nearly 60 Flash Animation movies and creating an innovative forum on war, geography, history, and human rights.

Screening Details


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