The Meet the Press Film Festival in Collaboration with the American Film Institute (AFI) announced its full slate of official selections – 16 short-length political documentaries produced by filmmakers from across the country.
From Aleppo to L.A.
NAME OF FILM: FROM ALEPPO TO L.A.
DIRECTOR(S): Julia Meltzer
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Director Julia Meltzer tells the story of Dalya and her mother Rudayna fleeing Aleppo for Los Angeles in 2012. Can they hold on to their Islamic traditions in a country that doesn’t embrace them?