Damascus Cover

By 33rd Boston Film Festival (other events)

Saturday, September 23 2017 7:00 PM 8:33 PM EDT

Damascus Cover (93 min) Director/Writer: Daniel Berk

Stars: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Olivia Thirlby (Juno), Navid Negahban (American Sniper), John Hurt (final performance) *World Premiere

Synopsis: After the fall of the Berlin Wall, a veteran spy is sent undercover in Syria to smuggle a chemical weapons scientist and his family out of Damascus. Within days of his arrival he realizes he’s being followed, his partner doesn’t show, his local contact disappears, and a group of men try to kill him. He finds himself caught in a maddening puzzle he must race to understand.