Syrian Helmer Orwa Nyrabia Released Two Weeks After Arrest In Damascus: Report

By | Wednesday September 12, 2012 @ 2:34pm PDT

UPDATE: Syrian filmmaker Orwa Nyarabia’s family said today he was freed today in “strong and good spirits,” according to Deadline sister site MovieLine. His military abductors on Tuesday turned him over to a civilian court which reviewed his case and freed him.

PREVIOUSLY: The European Documentary Network posted this … Read More »

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DGA “Concern” For Missing Syria Producer

By | Thursday September 6, 2012 @ 4:34pm PDT

Los Angeles – Directors Guild of America President Taylor Hackford made the following statement about the disappearance of Orwa Nyrabia, the Syrian producer and director of the DOX BOX documentary film festival, on August 23, 2012 as

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Syrian Helmer Orwa Nyrabia Arrested In Damascus; Toronto Fest Organizers Concerned

By | Thursday August 30, 2012 @ 9:26am PDT
Mike Fleming

Organizers of the Toronto International Film Festival released a statement today expressing “deep concern” after Dox Box documentary director Orwa Nyrabia was arrested August 23 at the Damascus airport, as he was on his way to Cairo. He … Read More »

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