Grandma, A Thousand Times (Teta, Alf Marra)

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Ibrahim

Heart warming! made me miss my teta

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Connie

Seriously, what a great film. I can't get enough of this amazing grandma!

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Claudia

Brilliant! The family is truly a family, and Teta is certainly the matriarch. Long may they be together. It is a privilege to have a glimpse into generations of Beirutis, inside their minds and their hearts.

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