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Surrounded by violence, Syrians seek solace in art

Clip: 03/11/2016 | 5m 53s

As the fighting in Syria approaches a fifth year, leaving hundreds of thousands dead and displaced, the nation’s artists have sought ways to respond to the destruction of their homeland. Some try to tell the stories of their fellow Syrians, while others seek to document the conflict through films and artwork. But no matter the medium, they all share a desire for peace. Jeffrey Brown reports.

Aired: 03/11/16

Rating: NR

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