Syria Film Festival

November 15, 2019

November 17, 2019


Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas St W, Toronto


Events Description

Founded in 2015, the Syria Film Festival in Toronto (SYFF) is a volunteer-run, not-for-profit organization with a mission to bring Syrian cinema and culture to Toronto.

Program Highlights
AZIZA: A Sundance’s Grand Jury prize winner, this short film tells the witty story of Ayman, a Syrian refugee in Lebanon, teaching his wife to drive his car, the only possession that has survived their displacement. The driving lesson quickly takes a wrong turn into madness and nostalgia.

STILL RECORDING: Follows art students Saeed and Milad, who leave Damascus to go to Douma, a suburb under rebel control. In a period of more than four years and over 500 hours of footage, the film depicts the two friends and their acquaintances as they go about their daily lives, capturing the transformation of the city of Douma and its people through war, siege, and hunger.

PROCLAIMED MURDER: Set in the nightmares of an 11-year-old girl, Nour, living with her family in a Syrian refugee camp, this short drama tackles the issues of domestic, social and political violence practiced against women since their childhood.


Tickets :$12

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Date & Time:

November 15 to 17, 2019 – Schedule


Jackman Hall – AGO

317 Dundas St W

Toronto, ON M5T 1G4

Paid Parking

Public transport accessible

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