Dreaming in Za’atari: Stories After Syria
"I want to write stories about the whole world. Then everyone will know my name."
Seven years after the Syrian crisis first began, Dreaming in Za’atari takes you in to the world of teenagers Mahmoud, Tabarak, and Najat.
The film, produced and directed by Contrast VR Editorial Lead, Zahra Rasool, explores the three teenagers' hopes and dreams for the future through VR animations that transform the spaces around them. Launched in partnership with World Vision, this film illuminates the voices of teenage refugees whose dreams are like any other teenage dream in the world, in spite of their surroundings.