Los Angeles-based filmmaker¬†Murad Aldin Amayreh¬†interweaves their accounts drawn from time in prisons in El Salvador, Colombia, Israel, Syria and Vietnam. Those places may be far-flung, but the survivors’ stories of inhumane treatment and psychological baggage ring similar.

The Plight of the Tortured (as Opposed to the Torturers for a Change) Gets Big Screen Due