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An intimate portrait of ordinary people struggling to stay alive in Syria’s largest city Aleppo, once home to more than two million people. Five citizen journalists document life in a conflict zone divided between opposition-held East and government-controlled West. The film goes behind the headlines into the backstreets of East Aleppo to show the horror, chaos and fear of the daily bombings, but also the humanity, resilience and hope of the people who remain.
Video — 1 online resource (99 minutes) Digital: video file.
The news from the Middle East worsens daily into a nightmare scenario - one eerily foretold in 2012 as two young, unlikely Syrian activists launch a radical plan for bringing democracy to their country. Under threat of death, they organize when no one else will. Red Lines provides cinematic boots on the ground, offering a rare window into the Syrian conflict taking us from the trenches to geopolitical jockeying and becoming, along the way, a searing exposé of an ongoing inhumane crisis.
Video — 1 online resource (86 minutes) Digital: video file.
Months before the momentous uprising in Egypt many talked of a revolution - but no one knew when that day would come. Going beyond the headlines, this story, filmed in the 14 months leading up to the Revolution, highlights the years of mounting resentment against the ruling regime. The film follows key opposition figures and young democracy activists as they struggle against extraordinary odds.