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Toronto Film Festival: Syria conflict tackled on big screen

15 September 2013 Last updated at 18:22 BST

The conflict in Syria is being extensively covered by the world's news media, but now film-makers are tackling the subject.

A film called Border paints a portrait of contemporary Syria that has been considered quite authentic, even though it was actually shot in Italy.

Tom Brook reports from the Toronto Film Festival.

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