The War inside Her
Yara Atz
Fiction : 15' / Lesbian, Youth, Religion, Migrations, Trauma, Coming of Age

Can she forget? How can she go on living when the present keeps reminding her of the traumas of the past? Nour meets Alice on the lakeshore in Switzerland, but it is Syria that keeps haunting her, Syria she cannot get rid of.


September 23 | 15h30 | Cinema São Jorge - Sala 3
“In My Shorts” Competition

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Year: 2019

Country: Switzerland

Language: French, Arabic

Subtitles: English

With: Lea Swan, Julie-Yara Atz

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Yara Atz


Yara Atz is a Syrian-Swiss director and actress, currently based in London. She studied filmmaking at HEAD in Geneva and acting at GFCA in London. Her work often mixes media, languages and cultures, as well as political aspects.


2019 - La guerre en elle (Short Film)
2017 - Leaving Syria: Long Live the Youth (Short Documentary)
2014 - Ici, les avions (ou comment je vis la guerre) (Short Film)

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