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Women and Hollywood: Hot Docs 2017 Women Directors, Meet Ann Shin — “My Enemy, My Brother”

Updated: Jun 17, 2021

“There is a miracle at the heart of their story which compelled me to follow them for four years. Zahed was a child soldier when he risked his life to save a wounded enemy soldier during the war — an astonishingly brave act done quietly out of a sense of humanity. This one act set many things into motion; little did they know that Najah would be able to return the favor years later.

The remarkable set of circumstances around these two men — and their sense of deep respect and humanity for one another — is what inspired me to follow them as the rest of the story unfolded.”

To read the complete interview, go here.



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