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One day in Aleppo

Short documentaries, Syria

“One Day in Aleppo” is a powerful documentary that captures the daily struggles and resilience of ordinary Syrians living in the besieged city of Aleppo during the Syrian civil war. Directed by Ali Al-Ibrahim, the film offers an intimate and harrowing portrayal of life in a war-torn city, as seen through the eyes of four individuals: a doctor, a rebel fighter, a student, and a young girl.

The film provides a glimpse into the daily challenges faced by those living in Aleppo, from shortages of basic necessities such as food and water to the constant threat of violence and bombings. Through the personal stories of its subjects, “One Day in Aleppo” highlights the humanity and strength of those who continue to fight for survival and hope in the face of unimaginable hardship.

The exceptional cinematography and editing work together to create a vivid and powerful portrait of Aleppo, conveying both its beauty and its devastation. The documentary also serves as a reminder of the urgent need for humanitarian aid and a peaceful resolution to the conflict.

“One Day in Aleppo” is a critically acclaimed short documentary that sheds light on the ongoing crisis in Syria. The film, directed by Ali Ibrahim and produced by AMC, has received numerous awards, including 5 wins and 1 nomination. Its nomination for Best Short Documentary at the 2018 Oscars is a testament to its exceptional quality and ability to give voice to those who have been silenced by the violence and turmoil in Syria.

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