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The Journey From Syria: A Six-Part Series

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Field of Vision
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Publication Year:
2016
  • 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.

https://fieldofvision.org/the-journey

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 

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