Syrian photographer Issa Touma regularly returns to his native city that turned into frontline during the war. Documentary about ordinary people’s resilience in a war-torn place.
Since 2014, the Syrian photographer Issa Touma regularly returns to Aleppo, where his street turned into a frontline five years ago. In this documentary, he shows real life in his hometown is quite different from what news reports suggest. He films everyday events, visits family and friends and watches the unexploded bomb in his parents’ apartment. The absurd and moving aspects of survival in a war-torn city. This sequel to 9 Days - From My Window in Aleppo is an ode to resilience.


Sound editing
Production company
Deep Focus Web Docs
Distributor NL
Some Shorts

Title: Greetings from Aleppo
Year: 2017
Duration : 17 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2017


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