Syria Film: The Suffering Grasses

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 7:00pm
ArtRage Gallery, 505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse, NY
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“when elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers”

Join the Peace Council for a film showing and skype discussion with director Iara Lee.



Film description: With thousands dead and counting, the ongoing conflict in Syria has become a microcosm of political tensions in the Middle East and an unsavory reflection of the world at large. Against the backdrop of the Arab Spring and the complicated politics of the region, this film seeks to explore the Syrian conflict through the humanity of the civilians who have been killed, abused, and displaced to the squalor of refugee camps. ­Learn more at