Redefining Home: Faisal Attrache and Syrian refugees in Zaatari camp

Faisal Attrache, Syrian-American filmmaker and activist, joins us in studio to speak about his unique experiences making his documentary, “Growing Home”, at the Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Jordan. Through the lens of a hyphenated-identity, at once insider and outsider, Faisal’s point of view is illuminating to many of us disconnected from the pertinent refugee crisis that has become a reality for far too many Syrians. Once the cameras leave, refugees live in a state of perpetual limbo, yearning for a life beyond the food and shelter provided by international organizations.

“Growing Home”

“From the Mountain”

Faisal’s TEDx Talk:

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Music featured in this episode:
Khalil Ghadri – Syrian Tears

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