“Daring in her investigative approach to documentary form, director Liliana Marinho de Sousa travels to the fringes of the storm to spotlight the plight of cutting edge, boundary-pushing political activists.”

- SFGate


"This film is a fresh take on repercussions of IS. It's an extraordinary, humorous story that takes us to the heart of Syria.”

- Kate Townsend, Executive Producer, Storyville and BBC Arabic Festival Judge


“A new, compelling form to talk about the so-called ‘refugee crises’.”

- London Migration Collective

“The film covers the hot topic of the moment.”

- Cassam Looch, The Culture Trip


“Humorous without being dismissive, the film challenges the media-painted image of Syrian refugees. They are not merely helpless victims but individuals – scared, yet treading forward.”

- Diana Mereoiu, Sibiu International Documentary Film Festival


ahramonline: 03.04.2017

Interview: The Art of Moving, BBC festival award-winning film on Syrian video activists


Arab Film & Media Institute: 29.09.17

Interview with Liliana Marinho de Sousa: Director of „The Art Of Moving“


ahramonline: 30.03.2017

First-time filmmakers win host of awards at BBC Arabic Festival


Milliyet: 16.04.2017

“Silahı değil mizahı seçtik”


The Guardian: 12.03.2015

Laughing at Isis: Syrian video artists go beyond fear to ridicule jihadis


Independent: 13.03.2015

Mocking the militants: Syrian refugees poke fun at Isis and Assad in viral videos



BBC Arabic: 22.02.2017:

Directors Speak: Liliana de Sousa


The Culture Trip 25.04.2017:

Meet the Syrian Filmmakers Parodying Isis With No Fear