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The Return to Homs

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.

Cast: Abdul Basset Saroot

Director: Talal Derki

Genres: Documentary, Biography

Distributor: Gathr Films

The Return to Homs (2013)

Release Date: June 13th, 2014|1 hr. 30 min.

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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

  • It portrays the struggle from the inside, from about as far from the filter of mainstream media as one can get, capturing tense shootouts and the extremes of revolutionary spirit in unnerving detail. show more

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  • June 17, 2014 Nick Bonavolonta
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    Return to Homs is now screening across the US! To find a screening at your local theater please visit http://www.returntohoms.com/#!us/c1blz

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