#BBCTrending: Syrian 'hero boy' video faked by Norwegian director

Posted on Nov 16 2014 - 12:02am by admin

#BBCTrending: Syrian 'hero boy' video faked by Norwegian director

Lars Klevberg, a 34-year-old film director based in Oslo, wrote a script after watching news coverage of the conflict in Syria. He says he deliberately presented the film as reality in order to generate a discussion about children in conflict zones …
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