He risked his life for the freedom of his country Syria and operated on wounded rebels - now medical student Bashar al-Tammawi finds refuge in Germany.
Al-Tammawi dreamed of a free, liberal society when he joined the uprising against Bashar al-Assad's regime. Islamists soon took over the leadership of the protest movement and initial hopes dimmed. Tammawi was there when the Arab Spring in Syria lost its compass. Footage from his friend, an embedded cameraman for the anti-Assad brigades, illustrates his harrowing account.
© Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
by Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
The film was originally created as part of a web magazine called SIDES
in a collaboration of the TV journalism class of 2015 and the Animationsinstitut
VIDEO ON DEMAND
broadcasted by Süddeutsche.de
as part of a web film series on the German refugee crisis in 2015
DVD & BLURAY
published on DVD by LinguaVideo
as part of a DVD titled FLÜCHTLINGE IN DEUTSCHLAND
used for educational purposes.
footage from syria
interview in Arabic
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