Why Hope?

The Syrian Peace Action Centre (SPACE) has been working since early 2015 to diversify and enrich the discussion about Syria, primarily through giving space to many underrepresented Syrian voices, broadening the set of questions and topics normally associated with Syria and emphasizing the role of democratic actors among the Syrian …

Taste of Cement & Talk with Samer Frangie

As part of the HUMAN International Documentary Film Festival in Oslo, SPACE organized a screening of Ziad Kalthoum’s award-winning documentary Taste of Cement. The screening was followed by a talk and discussion with Samer Frangie, Assistant Professor in Political Studies at the American University of Beirut. In this short video, Frangine comments on how …

Aleppo’s Fall

Oslo Dokuemntarkino, Fenris Film, Stray Dog Productions, International Media Support (IMS) and  SPACE organized the Oslo premiere of Nizam Najjar’s documentary Aleppo’s Fall. The screening was followed by Q&A with the director Nizam Najjar moderated by Zeina Bali, and a conversation with Karam Nachar moderated by Rasmus Steen. Award-winning film-maker Waad al-Kateab participated …

Syria’s Disappeared: The Case Against Assad

SPACE, Oslo Dokumentarkino and FN-sambandet organized a screening of the documentary film Syria’s Disappeared: The Case Against Assad and a panel discussion about the prospects of prosecuting war crime committed in Syria in Norwegian courts. Norway and Germany are the only two European countries with “pure universal jurisdiction” over war …

The Question of Syria – Syria Are… | Media Roundup

In case you missed The Question of Syria – Syria are.., here is a snapshot of the event’s media coverage; the main articles and interviews with our guests (in Norwegian): – Ingen løsning med Assad – Mazen Darwish, Dagsavisen Den internasjonale debatten om Bashar al-Assads rolle i framtidens Syria har …

The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and The Silk Road Ensemble, with Kinan Azmeh

In collaboration with Film fra Sør, we invite you to a unique experience with a screening of the documentary “The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble”, a mini-concert by the virtuoso Syrian clarinetist Kinan Azmeh and an exciting panel discussion about music as a universal language. …