A Syrian Love Story wins top award at One World
The documentary A Syrian Love Story by filmmaker Sean McAllister has been awarded the top prize at the One World festival of Human Rights documentaries. The film tells the story of a Syrian couple who met when jailed by the Assad regime, later forced to flee the country with their children. The award for best direction went to Zhao Liang for the film Behemoth, set in Chinese mines. The news was confirmed by the festival’s Tereza Hronová.