Wiam Simav Bedirxan

Wiam Simav Bedirxan

Syria

Biography

Wiam Simav Bedirxan is a Syrian Kurdish documentary filmmaker from Homs, who co-directed the 2014 film SILVERED WATER, SYRIA SELF-PORTRAIT with exiled filmmaker Ossama Mohammed. Bedirxan documented the Siege of Homs, sending footage via the internet to Mohammed in Paris. She only met her co-director, whom she had contacted for advice on what to film, when she was able to escape Homs and attend the film's world premiere.

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