The Artist

Ameer Khoury is a professional Syrian violinist and composer who was forced to leave Syria and start a new life in Lebanon. His music showcases the Maqam Hijaz, a system of melodic modes used in traditional Arabic music.  

The Work

This film combines his own music with compelling images of war-torn Syria, to highlight the importance of music in life. The music tells Ameer’s personal story and stems from the impact of what has happened to him as a displaced artist.


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