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Born in Damascus


After ten years apart, a Scottish filmmaker tries to reconnect with her closest cousin. Once so similar, their paths were separated by war. As they piece together memories of Syria, they begin to wonder, "What happened to our family?"

Director's filmography: Isle of Us (2020), Journey to Achill Island (2019), What Happened to Baghdad (2018), Like Sunday (2018), Flight (2017), Hester (2014), Saved by Shrapnel (2013).


  • Director Laura Wadha
  • Country UK
  • Year 2021
  • Duration 15 min


Scottish Competition 2: Branches (N/C 15+)

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