Feras Fayyad

Director

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Director of “Last Men in Aleppo" and "The Cave"

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At one hospital in a rebel-held area outside Damascus, Syria, a pediatrician named Dr.

Oscar-nominated ‘The Cave’: Women-led hospital staff go underground to save patients from war

At one hospital in a rebel-held area outside Damascus, Syria, a pediatrician named Dr.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The new documentary "The Cave" follows Syrian doctor Amani Ballour, a 30-year-old pediatrician and the country’s only female hospital manager.

In 'The Cave,' Feras Fayyad profiles a brave Syrian doctor working underground

The new documentary "The Cave" follows Syrian doctor Amani Ballour, a 30-year-old pediatrician and the country’s only female hospital manager.

from The Business

Aleppo was once Syria's largest city. But since the war, buildings have become hollowed out shells. There’s rubble everywhere, food is scarce and electricity spotty.

Following 'White Helmets' on their rescue missions in Aleppo

Aleppo was once Syria's largest city. But since the war, buildings have become hollowed out shells. There’s rubble everywhere, food is scarce and electricity spotty.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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