Wiam Simav Bedirxan, from Cannes Film Festival to Refugee Camp

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Syria 02 Feb 2015 00:00

Wiam Simav Bedirxan, co-director of movie "Silvered Water" that was shown at last Cannes Film Festival in France, is now back in Syria, living in Atmeh self-ruled refugees camp, where she spends time documenting the life there and teaching children of the camp English language. We have these photos done by her, as well as her comments on the photos.

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Title photo for the collection
From Cannes Film Festival to Refugee ...
Atmeh
By AmmarParis
17 May 2014

(File photo) L-R : Directors Wiam Simav Bedirxan, Ossama Mohammed seen before the screening of their movie 'Silvered Water, Syria Self-Portrait', on third day of 67th Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 16, 2014. Wiam Simav Bedirxan just arrived from Homs in Syria, and was moved by the public reaction and applause to receive her and her movie. Photo by Ammar Abd Rabbo / Transterra Media

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From Cannes Film Festival to Refugee ...
Atmeh
By AmmarParis
16 May 2014

(File photo) L-R : Directors Wiam Simav Bedirxan, Ossama Mohammed seen before the screening of their movie 'Silvered Water, Syria Self-Portrait', on third day of 67th Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 16, 2014. Wiam Simav Bedirxan just arrived from Homs in Syria, and was moved by the public reaction and applause to receive her and her movie. Photo by Ammar Abd Rabbo / Transterra Media

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From Cannes Film Festival to Refugee ...
Atmeh
By AmmarParis
29 Jan 2015

"The English class birds pose next to the class tent" Comment by Wiam Simav Bedirxan, Syrian director and activist who lives now in the camp of Atmeh, north-west of Syria, where she teaches English and spends time with the self-ruled camp children, in January 2015. Photo by Wiam Simav Bedirxan / Transterra Media

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From Cannes Film Festival to Refugee ...
Atmeh
By AmmarParis
29 Jan 2015

"The English class birds pose next to the class tent" Comment by Wiam Simav Bedirxan, Syrian director and activist who lives now in the camp of Atmeh, north-west of Syria, where she teaches English and spends time with the self-ruled camp children, in January 2015. Photo by Wiam Simav Bedirxan / Transterra Media

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From Cannes Film Festival to Refugee ...
Atmeh
By AmmarParis
15 Jan 2015

"Ambulatory individual efforts of young Syrians in the collection and distribution of clothing for the displaced in the severe cold wave.." Comment by Wiam Simav Bedirxan, Syrian director and activist who lives now in the camp of Atmeh, north-west of Syria, where she teaches English and spends time with the self-ruled camp children, in January 2015. Photo by Wiam Simav Bedirxan / Transterra Media

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From Cannes Film Festival to Refugee ...
Atmeh
By AmmarParis
15 Jan 2015

"Mud of betrayal... Feet from my country..." Comment by Wiam Simav Bedirxan, Syrian director and activist who lives now in the camp of Atmeh, north-west of Syria, where she teaches English and spends time with the self-ruled camp children, in January 2015. Photo by Wiam Simav Bedirxan / Transterra Media

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From Cannes Film Festival to Refugee ...
Atmeh
By AmmarParis
15 Jan 2015

"Mud of betrayal... Feet from my country..." Comment by Wiam Simav Bedirxan, Syrian director and activist who lives now in the camp of Atmeh, north-west of Syria, where she teaches English and spends time with the self-ruled camp children, in January 2015. Photo by Wiam Simav Bedirxan / Transterra Media

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From Cannes Film Festival to Refugee ...
Atmeh
By AmmarParis
15 Jan 2015

"Sewage between displaced tents is among the most important problems in the camp.." Comment by Wiam Simav Bedirxan, Syrian director and activist who lives now in the camp of Atmeh, north-west of Syria, where she teaches English and spends time with the self-ruled camp children, in January 2015. Photo by Wiam Simav Bedirxan / Transterra Media

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From Cannes Film Festival to Refugee ...
Atmeh
By AmmarParis
15 Jan 2015

"Ambulatory individual efforts of young Syrians in the collection and distribution of clothing for the displaced in the severe cold wave.." Comment by Wiam Simav Bedirxan, Syrian director and activist who lives now in the camp of Atmeh, north-west of Syria, where she teaches English and spends time with the self-ruled camp children, in January 2015. Photo by Wiam Simav Bedirxan / Transterra Media

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From Cannes Film Festival to Refugee ...
Atmeh
By AmmarParis
15 Jan 2015

"Even you, mud, you are besieging our displaced tents... This is what they say..." Comment by Wiam Simav Bedirxan, Syrian director and activist who lives now in the camp of Atmeh, north-west of Syria, where she teaches English and spends time with the self-ruled camp children, in January 2015. Photo by Wiam Simav Bedirxan / Transterra Media

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From Cannes Film Festival to Refugee ...
Atmeh
By AmmarParis
15 Jan 2015

"Glass balls of displaced children still rolling between small dreams." Comment by Wiam Simav Bedirxan, Syrian director and activist who lives now in the camp of Atmeh, north-west of Syria, where she teaches English and spends time with the self-ruled camp children, in January 2015. Photo by Wiam Simav Bedirxan / Transterra Media

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From Cannes Film Festival to Refugee ...
Atmeh
By AmmarParis
15 Jan 2015

"Glass balls of displaced children still rolling between small dreams." Comment by Wiam Simav Bedirxan, Syrian director and activist who lives now in the camp of Atmeh, north-west of Syria, where she teaches English and spends time with the self-ruled camp children, in January 2015. Photo by Wiam Simav Bedirxan / Transterra Media

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From Cannes Film Festival to Refugee ...
Atmeh
By AmmarParis
15 Jan 2015

"Sewage river that runs between the laughter of our displaced children and tents.." Comment by Wiam Simav Bedirxan, Syrian director and activist who lives now in the camp of Atmeh, north-west of Syria, where she teaches English and spends time with the self-ruled camp children, in January 2015. Photo by Wiam Simav Bedirxan / Transterra Media

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From Cannes Film Festival to Refugee ...
Atmeh
By AmmarParis
15 Jan 2015

"The "Mud Dabke" (popular dance) Displaced children are children of immigrating joy.." Comment by Wiam Simav Bedirxan, Syrian director and activist who lives now in the camp of Atmeh, north-west of Syria, where she teaches English and spends time with the self-ruled camp children, in January 2015. Photo by Wiam Simav Bedirxan / Transterra Media

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From Cannes Film Festival to Refugee ...
Atmeh
By AmmarParis
15 Jan 2015

"The displaced tents barely protect this refugee cat.. There is a huge need for tents that are adapted for human use" Comment by Wiam Simav Bedirxan, Syrian director and activist who lives now in the camp of Atmeh, north-west of Syria, where she teaches English and spends time with the self-ruled camp children, in January 2015. Photo by Wiam Simav Bedirxan / Transterra Media

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From Cannes Film Festival to Refugee ...
Atmeh
By AmmarParis
15 Jan 2015

"Wet book between small and shivering fingers.. Nothing around but mud and tent... But the road towards the light is still on.." Comment by Wiam Simav Bedirxan, Syrian director and activist who lives now in the camp of Atmeh, north-west of Syria, where she teaches English and spends time with the self-ruled camp children, in January 2015. Photo by Wiam Simav Bedirxan / Transterra Media

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From Cannes Film Festival to Refugee ...
Atmeh
By AmmarParis
15 Jan 2015

"Wet book between small and shivering fingers.. Nothing around but mud and tent... But the road towards the light is still on.." Comment by Wiam Simav Bedirxan, Syrian director and activist who lives now in the camp of Atmeh, north-west of Syria, where she teaches English and spends time with the self-ruled camp children, in January 2015. Photo by Wiam Simav Bedirxan / Transterra Media

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From Cannes Film Festival to Refugee ...
Atmeh
By AmmarParis
15 Jan 2015

" Sighs Fatima, the little Syrian displaced, carrying her school bag and her dreams of return and thinking of mirages of stretched tents..." Comment by Wiam Simav Bedirxan, Syrian director and activist who lives now in the camp of Atmeh, north-west of Syria, where she teaches English and spends time with the self-ruled camp children, in January 2015. Photo by Wiam Simav Bedirxan / Transterra Media

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From Cannes Film Festival to Refugee ...
Atmeh
By AmmarParis
15 Jan 2015

"Gaith, a Syrian smile from the Atmeh camps in the northern countryside of Idlib.." Comment by Wiam Simav Bedirxan, Syrian director and activist who lives now in the camp of Atmeh, north-west of Syria, where she teaches English and spends time with the self-ruled camp children, in January 2015. Photo by Wiam Simav Bedirxan / Transterra Media

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From Cannes Film Festival to Refugee ...
Atmeh
By AmmarParis
15 Jan 2015

"Beautiful Rahaf.. Mud does not affect you ! " Comment by Wiam Simav Bedirxan, Syrian director and activist who lives now in the camp of Atmeh, north-west of Syria, where she teaches English and spends time with the self-ruled camp children, in January 2015. Photo by Wiam Simav Bedirxan / Transterra Media

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From Cannes Film Festival to Refugee ...
Atmeh
By AmmarParis
15 Jan 2015

"Sun Moon Flowers.. Cold tents Mud..
Sparrows still play their own game.."
Comment by Wiam Simav Bedirxan, Syrian director and activist who lives now in the camp of Atmeh, north-west of Syria, where she teaches English and spends time with the self-ruled camp children, in January 2015. Photo by Wiam Simav Bedirxan / Transterra Media

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From Cannes Film Festival to Refugee ...
Atmeh
By AmmarParis
15 Jan 2015

" Hala, the little Syrian refugee did not know that two barrels were thrown on her village during this photo... And I can not photograph that... What a pity !!" Comment by Wiam Simav Bedirxan, Syrian director and activist who lives now in the camp of Atmeh, north-west of Syria, where she teaches English and spends time with the self-ruled camp children, in January 2015. Photo by Wiam Simav Bedirxan / Transterra Media