Nominee 2021

Simple As Water

HBO Documentary Films and Principe Productions presents in association with Inmaat Productions, JustFilms/Ford Foundation

Four Syrian families process the aftermath of war in this documentary from Megan Mylan, filmed over five years in five countries. The resulting film reveals how family bonds help us to survive the ravages of war, separation, and displacement.


Network/Station/Platform:  HBO/HBO Max. Creator:  Megan Mylan. Co-Executive Producers:  G. Barrie Landry, Susan Bay Nimoy. Associate Producers/Producers:  Robin Hessman, Megan Mylan. Director:  Megan Mylan. Editors:  Purcell Carson, Megan Mylan. Cinematography:  Lars Skree, Michael Chin, Rafia Salameh. Sound/Music:  Hanan Townshend.