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The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and The Silk Road Ensemble

Grønland kirke Grønlandsleiret 34, Oslo

  In collaboration with Film fra Sør, we invite you to a unique experience with a screening of the documentary “The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble”, a mini-concert by the virtuoso Syrian clarinetist Kinan Azmeh and an exciting panel discussion about music as a universal language. The question of “What…

Syria’s Disappeared: The Case Against Assad

Cinemateket Dronningens gate 16, Oslo

SPACE, Oslo Dokumentarkino and FN-sambandet invite you to a screening of Syria's Disappeared: The Case Against Assad followed by a panel discussion about the prospects of prosecuting war crime committed in Syria in Norwegian courts. About the film This documentary tells the hidden story of tens of thousands of men, women and children forcibly disappeared…

Short Film: One Day in Aleppo

Litteraturhuset Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

One Day in Aleppo by Ali Alibrahim After five months of the suffocating siege and daily bombings of the city of Aleppo, a group of children take it upon themselves to start painting colors in their city as a game in order to forget their daily struggles and to sow some optimism among the hundreds…


Last Men in Aleppo – Film & Discussion

Kino Vika Ruseløkkveien 14, Oslo

The air is still filled with dust from demolished buildings. Hands search desperately through what is now a total ruin, moving bricks and rebars in hope of finding someone alive. We follow Khalid, Subhi, and Mahmoud, three Syrians who volunteer for the organisation known as The White Helmets. Now they are doing everything in their…

Aleppo’s Fall

Cinemateket Dronningens gate 16, Oslo

Om filmen Aleppos opprør mot regimet og senere sammenbrudd under massivt bombardement er som et symbol på den arabiske våren. Folket reiste seg i protest mot diktaturet men motstanden var splittet i mange fraksjoner og den klarte aldri stå imot volden fra regimet. I filmen Aleppo's Fall reiser den norsk-syriske regissøren Nizam Najjar tilbake til…

HUMAN Festival: Taste of Cement

Kunstnernes Hus Wergelandsveien 17, Oslo

In collaboration with HUMAN International Documentary Film Festival and Kunstnernes HusThe Film: Taste of CementA portrait of workers in exile, Taste of Cement is an empathetic encounter with people who have lost their past and their future, locked in the recurring present.A poetic essay documentary about Syrian construction workers building new skyscrapers in Beirut. As…

Syrian Doc Days – Oslo

Cinemateket Dronningens gate 16, Oslo

Syrian Doc Days - Oslo What Syria Was and What it Must Not Be In this first ever Syrian Doc Days in Oslo we will take a deep look into the Syrian society under the authoritarian rule of the Baath party and the Assad regime. Through documentary films and discussions we will examine the relationship…

Privacy of Wounds

Cinemateket Dronningens gate 16, Oslo

Hasan, Mazen, and Khaldoon are former prisoners of conscience from some of Syria’s most notorious prisons. Convinced that the three strangers will communicate openly and honestly with each other, the director observes them from the outside of a simulated prison cell in Oslo, using three remote-controlled cameras. Despite the horrors they experienced in captivity in…

The Silence of Others – No Peace without Justice

Cinemateket Dronningens gate 16, Oslo

In collaboration with HUMAN International Documentary Film Festival and Nobel Peace Center The Silence of Others A shocking history about how the lack of justice after the dictatorship of Franco’s regime in Spain has forced hundreds of thousands of victims and their families to stay silent about their suffering, even today. A turning point came…

Still Recording

Kino Vika Ruseløkkveien 14, Oslo

I samarbeid med Arabiske filmdager og Norsk PEN inviterer vi til visning av Still Recording + samtale med regissøren på lørdag den 23 mars kl. 16.00. Filmen følger to kunststudenter i Douma, en forstad som kontrolleres av opprørere mot regimet. I en periode på over fire år følger vi de to vennene og deres omgangskrets…