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Grandma, A Thousand Times (Teta, Alf Marra)
Grandma, A Thousand Times (also titled Teta, Alf Marra) is a poetic documentary that puts a feisty Beiruti grandmother at the center of brave film exercises concocted by her grandson to commemorate her many worlds before they are erased by…
Alive in Limbo
In 1993, the filmmakers met five kids. Four Palestinian refugees and one Lebanese boy. Like kids everywhere, these youth in Lebanon were looking outward at their world, looking for a future. At the time, many people around the world were…
War Of 33: Letters From Beruit
The War of 33 is an intimate, personal and powerful telling of the story of the 2006 war in Lebanon. A series of letters written by Hanady Salman - a mother living through the war in Beirut - carve a…
Rafic Hariri: Car Bombing In Beirut
Part of the Series: Political Assassination Series
Son of a peasant worker, born in Saida on November 1, 1944 Rafic Hairiri leaves Lebanon at the age of 18 and builds an immense empire in Saudi Arabia. He serves twice as Prime Minister of Lebanon, from October 31st…
Mystic Mass - Commemorating the Death of Martyr Imam Hussein
Every year, thousands of Shia gather in the town of Nabatiyyeh, Lebanon, to commemorate the death of Imam Hussein, killed in battle 1,434 years ago. They proceed to very long processions, self-flagellation and self-mutilation, and reenact the martyrdom of Imam…
Anjar: Flowers, Goats and Heroes - Stories from the Armenian Genocide
Growing up in Lebanon during the Lebanese Civil War, the filmmaker's life in a small Armenian village becomes forever linked to a group of 1915 genocide survivors. Through rare photos and archival footage the feature documentary lyrically travels between two…
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