The Journey From Syria: A Six-Part Series
Sustainable Development Goals: 16
- SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
From director Matthew Cassel, this six-episode docuseries follows Syrian refugees who attempt to travel to the Netherlands to start a new and safer life. Cassel focuses on one family in particular. The father of this family, Aboud, leaves for 2.5 years to illegally travel and then apply for their visas. The episodes illustrate not only the physical journey that Syrian refugees face, but also the psychological and emotional strain that it places on children and their families.
In Field of Vision's six-part documentary series The Journey, director Matthew Cassel follows Aboud Shalhoub on his trek from war-torn Syria to the EU, where he hopes to gain refuge for his family.
Episode 1: NO CHOICE
Episode 2: BY AIR OR BY LAND?
Episode 3: THE BALKANS TREK
Episode 4: WELCOME TO THE EU
Episode 5: REUNION
Episode 6: THE BACKLASH