The basement of an empty building serves as the operating room to a clandestine clinic where Dr. Rami, a medical doctor who used to reside in England, returned to his homeland to volunteer his services to the Syrian people. "We treat anyone and everyone, from Assad soldiers to Free Syria Army, that is our mission" said Dr. Rami as he smoked a cigarette during one of the rare quiet moments the village has seen over the past few months. The Assad army is based on a mountaintop... more »
Javier Manzano is an award-winning Mexican American filmmaker, director of photography and journalist best known for his coverage of Latin America and the Middle East. He has worked in over 40 countries around the world, earning him several honors including an Emmy award, two BAFTA nominations, a Pulitzer prize, the Bayeux-Calvados Normandy award for war correspondents and two World Press Photo awards among others.