Two award-winning documentaries capture death and destruction in the war-torn Syrian cities of Aleppo and Eastern Ghouta through the eyes of women. Waad al-Kateab's film "For Sama," and Feras Fayyad's film "The Cave," document civilians' struggle to survive in devastated cities where doctors in makeshift hospitals tend to throngs of injured and dying people. VOA's Penelope Poulou interviewed both filmmakers and has more.
The legal thriller "Dark Waters" by filmmaker Todd Haynes, follows corporate defense attorney Rob Billot as he investigates over a 20-year period the causes of widespread illness and death of cattle and people in a farm community of West Virginia. Based on a true story, the film aims to entertain but also to increase awareness about how hazardous chemicals pose a threat to public health. VOA's Penelope Poulou has more.
The legal thriller by filmmaker Todd Haynes follows defense attorney Rob Billot as he investigates over a 20-year period the causes of widespread illness and death of people and cattle in a farm community of West Virginia