This film has been rated U.
In 2013, 50 Syrian refugee women came together to stage a new version of Euripides’ timeless play The Trojan Women, the ancient Greek tragedy about the plight of women in war. Performed in Amman, the capital of Jordan, it was an extraordinary moment in which the 21st-century women found their own experiences reflected in a story that was written thousands of years ago.
This powerful documentary tells the remarkable story of these extraordinary women, all the way from the war zone to the stage. Described as one of the most urgent, important and affecting plays of recent years, this film offers a glimpse into the incredible, personal tale of women not only surviving, but telling their stories and refusing to be silenced.
“I have a scream I want the whole world to hear, but I wonder if it will be heard.” – Suaad, member of Syria: The Trojan Women cast.