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Return to Homs

Directed by Talal Derki
Syrian Arab Republic, Germany, 2014


Basset is the goalkeeper for the Syrian soccer team, an iconic protest leader and singer. Osama is a media activist and pacifist wielding his camera to document the revolution. When Homs becomes a bombed ghost town, these two peaceful protesters take up arms and transform into renegade insurgents.

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Return to Homs Directed by Talal Derki

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2014 | Winner: World Cinema - Documentary (Grand Jury Prize)

San Francisco International Film Festival

2014 | Winner: Best Documentary Feature (Special Jury Recognition)

Abu Dhabi Film Festival

2014 | Winner: Documentary Film Competition (Special Jury Award)

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