After the Spring
Après le Printemps
Directed by Mathilde Babo
On the streets of Berlin, Ahmad recounts the early days of the Syrian revolution.
Mathilde Babo studied cinema in Rome and holds a degree in documentary production from INA College in Paris, now based in Berlin where she works as a film editor. In 2016, she co-directed two documentary episodes for ARTE.
83 minsFar from a one-size-fits-all marking of "experience" so often depicted on Western media outlets when it comes to the plight of the refugee, this program of 5 powerful short documentaries spotlight the multitude of hues that should be considered when discussions of the refugee experience are had. From the Yarmouk and Ain El-Hilweh camps, to the streets of Berlin: Refugee Stories shows what it takes to hold onto one's dreams amidst devastating circumstances.