The Return to Homs Poster

The Return to Homs

Release Date: June 13th, 2014

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
War turns Syrian soccer star Abdul Basset Saroot into a protest leader and singer who initially favors his country's peaceful liberation from Assad. However, the army's violent crackdown on civilian protests changes his mind.

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Genres: Documentary, Biography

Distributor: Gathr Films

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  • Derki and his experienced editor Anne Fabini have crafted a sober, sobering bulletin of unambiguous intention and undeniable power. show more

  • The film is a testament to the power of video to document resistance to corrupt and abusive regimes, but it's also a witness to the limits of that power. show more

  • Admittedly, there are a lot of documentaries like this, made by citizen journalists recording uprisings in their homelands, but this is one of the best of the recent crop, and a timely reminder of a conflict that's slipped out of the headlines of late. show more

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