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Während ich wartete

Syrian writer Mohammad Al Attar and director Omar Abusaada have been collaborating since 2007 on projects fusing fact and fiction. Their latest drama,
While I was waiting, gathers family and friends around the hospital bed of Taim, who has been in a coma since a brutal beating at a checkpoint in Damascus. While his relatives confront the violence of their daily lives and their own dark family history, the comatose Taim comments on Syria’s journey from initial revolution against an autocratic regime to its present day devastation. The multiple strands of the story weave together into a harrowing report from inside a country torn apart by civil war.

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Current Dates

  • Wed. 24 May 2017, 8:30 p.m.
  • Thu. 25 May 2017, 8:30 p.m.
  • Fri. 26 May 2017, 8:30 p.m.