Feras Fayyad Discusses His New Film “The Cave”

Emmy Award-winning director Feras Fayyad's film "The Cave" documents the work of Syrian doctor Amani Ballour as she manages an underground hospital in Ghouta, outside Damascus. Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Fayyad to discuss the film and his own traumatic experience of being kidnapped and imprisoned in Syria. Their conversation contains images of war victims and descriptions of torture.

About the Program

PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched the new one-hour late-night public affairs series Amanpour and Company on Monday, September 10 on PBS (check local listings).
The new series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and technology to arts, science and sports.  Christiane Amanpour leads the conversation on global and domestic news from London with contributions by prominent journalists Walter Isaacson, Michel Martin, Alicia Menendez and Hari Sreenivasan from the Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center in New York City. Major support for Amanpour and Company is provided by Rosalind P. Walter, Bernard and Irene Schwartz, Sue and Ed Wachenheim, III, Candace King Weir, the Anderson Family Fund, the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family and Jeffrey Katz and Beth Rogers.