Tue. November 2, 2021 @ 19:30 PT

Simple As Water

Megan Mylan
Robin Hessman, Megan Mylan
A woman in a brown hijab talks to a little girl.


Epic in scope, but intimate in feel Simple As Water is a meditation on the elemental bonds between parent and child from Academy® Award-winner Megan Mylan (Lost Boys of Sudan, Smile Pinki) A masterful look at the impact of war, separation and displacement, Simple As Water takes us into Syrian families’ quests for normalcy and through the whirlwind of obstacles—to building life anew.  Filmed in Turkey, Greece, Germany, Syria and US, Mylan’s sensitive camera reifies the universal importance of family.

This digital screening includes a moderated filmmaker conversation that will be on demand with the film. Participants to be announced soon!

Captioning and ASL will be provided for this virtual showing and conversation.