Refugees • 23m
In 2017, Myanmar carried out genocide against its own people, the Rohingya Muslims. Over one million Rohingya were forced to flee to neighbouring Bangladesh into what has become the largest refugee camp in the world. Some Rohingya documented their violent displacement and persecution on cell phones. Now, a few years later, instead of bearing witness to death and destruction, three young refugees are learning to use their phones to document life in the camps. Exodus follows Omal Khair, Azimul Hasson and Dil Kayas as they learn to see their lives through a new lens — and offers the world a rare glimpse into what life is like for young Rohingya refugees.
Director: Taimoor Sobhan
Producer: Doha Debates
2021 | 23 min | Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
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