Stories of Hope

  • Darat al-Funun, The House of Art

    A film about Darat al Funun, the Arab art hub in Amman, Jordan - narrated by the founder, Suha Shoman, and artists she has championed.

    Darat al Funun, Khalid Shoman Foundation, is a jewel in the Arab world. Overlooking the old city of Amman, Jordan, and built around the site of a Byzantine chur...

  • Syria, The Power of Positivity

    Five Syrian children talk about their lives and adjusting to new cultures and lifestyles since the conflict began and they became refugees in Jordan.

  • The Tree of Hope

    'The Tree of Hope' - Sculptor Mark Coreth is commissioned to make a bronze for the centre of Jerusalem’s Old City. The mission is to create something which symbolises the city and the pilgrims who come through it. He turns his mind to the influence of nature through the journey of swifts who nest...

  • This is Palestine

    Two elderly artists, Widad Kawar and Abdulhay Mossallam, who have memories of the Palestinian Nakba and have used their creativity to preserve their culture in different ways.

  • Palestine, The Power of Positivity

    Three young Palestinian refugee women commit to their communities and reach levels of further study they’d never dreamed of - supported by the Shawna Christianson Clarke Foundation.

  • Syria, Stories of Hope

    Two courageous Syrian young women now living on the Turkey/Syria border: Rayan, a young girl who lost her legs and Fatima, a young mother who’s making prosthetic limbs.

  • Gaza, Stories of Hope

    Rawand, Mohammad Kullab, Ayman, Ibrahim and Rozana are five children in UNRWA’s ‘vulnerable’ category in Gaza who are making their way in life with positivity and courage against a terribly difficult backdrop.

  • Abdallah - Project Rozana

    A story, rarely covered in the news, of a network of Israelis who help transport Palestinian patients with chronic illnesses to receive treatment in Israeli hospitals

  • Al Nour Centre Gaza

    The 2014 conflict had a devastating effect of the lives of children in Gaza. Many of the children suffer from visual impairment as a result of this War.

    The Al Nour Centre, a school for the blind in Gaza, in partnership with UNWRA, gives hope to blind and partially sighted children giving the...