The Substitutes

October 07, 2022
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More than a quarter of a million Syrian refugee children live in Istanbul, Turkey. Not all of them have access to education. Two sisters decided to bring education to the street and help young children learn.


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Director, Cinematographer, Editor: Alessandro Leonardi
Producers: Elena Horn, Alevtina Nepomnyashchikh
Produced by Open Citadel
Supported by Give a Hand

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