Isle of Us (2020)

  • 2020
  • Documentary
  • 18min
  • United Kingdom

This film is only available as part of Into the World Shorts: Isle of Us, Stop Nineteen, Wellspring & Breadline which can be watched here

World Premiere

In 2015, Syrians were being relocated by the UN across Scotland. After hearing that some families were homed on the remote Isle of Bute, filmmaker Laura Wadha decided to make a film about Mounzer, a Syrian barber who settled in a little Scottish village with his family.

Haunted by the ghost of war, he is trying to build a home for himself and his children. The barbershop welcomes locals and soon the community adopts them.

Director

Laura Wadha

Producer

Laura Wadha

Language(s)

English, Arabic

Subtitle(s)

English

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