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Power Strip

By Sylvia Khoury

Directed by Tyne Rafaeli

Yasmin, a young Syrian refugee, spends her days tethered to an electric power strip in a Greek refugee camp. Once a middle-class student in Aleppo whose life was dictated by the expectations of men, her sheltered existence has been shattered by a brutal civil war. In the war-torn world of the refugee camp, Yasmin finds that she must betray everything she once knew and valued in order to survive.

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