Aamelat. Day Laborers of War

Aamelat. Day Laborers of War

Eva Parey
Since the outbreak of the war in Syria there are women refugees who have spent years working as day laborers in the Bekaa Valley under exploitative conditions. Her newborn daughters upon entering Lebanon also work in the fields to this day. Their future it's uncertain. They cannot prosper in Lebanon because it does not recognize them as nationals, nor their refugee status or protect their basic rights. They cannot return to Syria while there is war. "Aamelat. Day Laborers of War" exposes the survival situation experienced by these Syrian women and girls who are refugees in informal settlements on the outskirts of Bar Elias and puts de media spotlight on it to unveil their reality. An author documentary that narrates their life conditions and their power of resilience.
Director, screenwriter Eva Parey is a photojournalist and filmmaker. She is the co-director, screenwriter and DOP of the documentary film "Arrels Fondes (Deep Roots)" co-directed with the journalist Pep Martínez and co-produced by the Balearic Islands Television IB3. The documentary is about the historical memory of the island of Formentera based on the way of life of a group of retired farmers, born during the interwar period, between 1920 and 1945. In November 2020 IB3 broadcasts the documentary "Arrels fondes" on television. It is also available at Filmin and has been screened in several theaters in the Balearic Islands. Filmography: Aamelat. Day laborers of war (2022) Documentary - director, screenwriter Deep Roots (2020) Documentary - director screenwriter, cinematographer

-DocsBarcelona 2021 (Spain)
-MEDIMED 2021 / Antipitch (Spain)

 

  • Original title Aamelat. Jornaleras de la guerra
  • Director Eva Parey
  • Duration 65
  • Production year 2023
  • Theme Human Rights, Women
  • Aspect 16:9
  • Format Full HD (1080)
  • Category Feature Film
  • Subcategory Documentary
  • Nationality Spain
  • Producer FILMS DE L'ORIENT
  • Dialogue language Arab
  • Subtitle language Catalán, Spanish, English