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Directed by Ellen Martinez, Steph Ching

United States 2016 101 mins. In Arabic, English, Korean

The Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan is the largest gathering spot in the Middle East for the millions of refugees fleeing the bloody civil war in Syria. While some have escaped to Europe, the majority of people driven from their homes find themselves in an endless limbo, fearful that their children will never have a normal life and that violence will be generational. As we follow two refugee families in transition and aid workers fighting to keep the camp running, we come to understand the experience of camp life and the anguish of rebuild lives in a place that was never meant to be permanent.