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Syrian Refugees: A Human Crisis Revealed in a Powerful Short Film

December 24, 2015 - Filmmaker Lior Sperandeo captures the raw emotion of life as a refugee. According to the UN, 3,300 refugees and migrants are arriving on the Greek island of Lesvos every day. See a harrowing landing in this striking short film that captures the poignant story of Syrian people seeking safety and those that come to their aid.

The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the world and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. To submit a film for consideration, please email sfs@natgeo.com. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners.