Red Lines

Andrea Kalin, Oliver Lukacs - 99'
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SYNOPSIS

In 2011, when Syria's Bashar al-Assad answered his people's call for freedom with stunning violence, the outside world looked away. While the U.S. drew red lines for intervention, Assad ramped up his attacks, killing civilians and children, leveling cities, targeting journalists and blocking humanitarian aid to millions of victims. But as the wanton death and destruction of civil war raged on, individual citizens stepped up to fill the roles of banned journalists, aid organizations and governments. Red Lines follows two such young activists—armed only with cell phones, laptops, dogged dedication, and some key global contacts—as they devise smuggling routes, broker weapons deals, challenge extremism, and seek to persuade foreign policymakers of the democratic Syria that's within reach if the world will only allow it.

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CAST

DIRECTOR:
Andrea Kalin, Oliver Lukacs
PRODUCER:
Andrea Kalin
CINEMATOGRAPHER:
Oliver Lukács
EDITOR:
Oliver Lukács

INFORMATION

Country:
United States
Year:
2014

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Duration:
99 min