FIRST AIRED: September 20, 2016

Nice work! Enjoy the show!

×

You’re busy. We get it.

Stay on top of the news with our Editor’s Picks newsletter.

US Edition
Intl. Edition
Unsubscribe at any time. One click, it’s gone.

Thanks for signing up!

We've got more news

Get our editor’s daily email summary of what’s going on in the world.

US Edition
Intl. Edition
Replay Program

Entertainment

Syrian pays documentary tribute to islanders

Opening sequence

Opening sequence

Entertainment

Syrian pays documentary tribute to islanders

0:00
16:49
More Info

COMING UP:Syrian pays documentary tribute to islanders

×

Transcript

00:00:00
>>
NOISE] T
e people who help saved migrants like this now a subject of a new documentary. The work by the islanders of Lesbos has seen them nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. Now that they are being honored on it on the big screen. Ode To Lesbos by an award winning Syrian director tells the inspirational stories of those who dropped everything to help.
00:00:22
>> What they did is a great job. It's a great effort and I give them all the respect and they, yeah they tell, they said that human blossom can do America, they can do what governments cannot be able to do, so this is the point.>> From grandmothers to fishermen, Tura Becky pays tribute to Islander in the film released this week.
00:00:53
The village of 150 suddenly found themselves on the front lines of the refugee crisis. They saw thousands arrive on their shores. Jackie says just being nominated for the noble prize will help the islanders. He's struggled to attract tourist following the crisis.