A Syrian Love Story

2015, 76 minutes

Filmed over 5 years, A Syrian Love Story charts an incredible odyssey to political freedom.

Comrades and lovers Amer and Raghda met in a Syrian prison cell 15 years ago. When McAllister first meets their family in 2009, Raghda is back in prison leaving Amer to look after their 4 boys alone; but as the ‘Arab Spring’ sweeps the region, the family’s fate shifts irrevocably. Filmed over 5 years, the film charts their incredible odyssey to political freedom. For Raghda and Amer, it is a journey of hope, dreams and despair: for the revolution, their homeland and each other.



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Alternative Names

A Syrian Love Story (English, Arabic, French)