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7 Days in Syria

Rippberger, Robert
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Newsweek Middle East editor, Janine di Giovanni, submitted a proposal to cover the war in Syria. The magazine denied the request, deeming the situation too dangerous. She decided to go anyway. The conditions are extreme with constant shelling and bombardment, threat of sniper fire, and kidnappings. Only two weeks before the trip her friend, James Foley, was taken by three armed men and later executed. A few weeks after the trip, Steven Sotloff, who Janine speaks with while in Aleppo, is also captured and killed. Journalists are targets, and that much Janine knows. Yet, she and her crew put themselves in harm's way to bear witness and make sure the world knows about the suffering of the Syrian people.

7 Days in Syria.

Gunpowder & Sky, 2016.; [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2020.

Title from title frames.; Film; In Process Record.

Nicole Tung, Nour Kelze, Omar Hattab

Originally produced by Gunpowder & Sky in 2016.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

In English

Rippberger, Robert, film director.; Tung, Nicole, actor.; Kelze, Nour, actor.; Hattab, Omar, actor.

Gunpowder & Sky (Firm), dst; Kanopy (Firm), dst
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