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Dalya's Other Country

Friday, June 23, 2017

At 12, Dalya Zeno left her home in Aleppo, as Syria was on precipice of war, and relocated to Los Angeles. As she left behind her father, she began a new life with her mother and brother here, slowly finding her way as a Muslim teenager coming of age in Southern California. "Dalya's Other Country," a new documentary by filmmaker Julia Meltzer, follows the Syrian teen over the course of almost four years, tracing her journey as the only Muslim in an all-girls Catholic school.

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