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A Suspended Life = Ghazl Al-Banat
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directed by Jocelyne Saab, 1948-; performed by Juliet Berto, 1947-1990, Jacques Weber, 1949- and Hala Bassam, fl. 1985 (Privately Published, 1985), 1 hour 30 mins
The first film made in Lebanon after the Civil War, A Suspended Life is a tale of poetic truth that examines the ways in which war brings people together as well as tearing them apart. Set in Beirut ten years into the conflict, the film introduces us to Hala, a child of the war who finds relief from the chaos arou...
directed by Jocelyne Saab, 1948-; performed by Juliet Berto, 1947-1990, Jacques Weber, 1949- and Hala Bassam, fl. 1985 (Privately Published, 1985), 1 hour 30 mins
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فوانيس من الذاكرة
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directed by Jean Chamoun, fl. 1991-2007 (Lebanon: Privately Published), 52 mins
After her husband was kidnapped in 1982 during the civil war in Lebanon, Wada Hilwani gathered together the families of the kidnap victims and formed the Committee for the Families of the Kidnapped and Missing. Decades after the end of the war, these families continue their painful search for the truth about thei...
directed by Jean Chamoun, fl. 1991-2007 (Lebanon: Privately Published), 52 mins
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٣٣يوما
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directed by Mai Masri, fl. 1984-2009 (Lebanon: Privately Published), 1 hour 10 mins
On July 12, 2006, Israel launched a massive attack against Lebanon. During this attack, various groups emerged to help those who had lost their homes -- a theatre director works with children to help them cope with their losses and the constant presence of violence; an aid worker coordinates the war relief effort...
directed by Mai Masri, fl. 1984-2009 (Lebanon: Privately Published), 1 hour 10 mins
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Beirut Diaries: Truth, Lies and Videos
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directed by Mai Masri, fl. 1984-2009 (Lebanon: Privately Published), 1 hour 19 mins
Following the assassination of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafic Hariri in February 2005, thousands of Lebanese youths spontaneously set up camps in Beirut's Martyrs' Square to rally for an independent Lebanon. However, these youths, who had been born during the civil war that started in 1975, find that not all Leban...
directed by Mai Masri, fl. 1984-2009 (Lebanon: Privately Published), 1 hour 19 mins
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Children of Shatila = طفال شاتيلا
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directed by Jean Chamoun, fl. 1991-2007 and Mai Masri, fl. 1984-2009 (Lebanon: Privately Published), 47 mins
Farah and Issa are two Palestinian children who live in the refugee camp of Shatila, home to displaced Palestinians and Lebanese alike. Following the Shatila massacre of 1982, Farah and Issa struggle to lead a normal life, as they deal with the realities of living in a refugee camp. When they are each given a vi...
directed by Jean Chamoun, fl. 1991-2007 and Mai Masri, fl. 1984-2009 (Lebanon: Privately Published), 47 mins
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Once Upon A Time Beirut, Story of a Star
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directed by Jocelyne Saab, 1948-; performed by Abou El Abed, fl. 1995, Pierre Chamassian, 1949- and Emile Accar, fl. 1995 (Privately Published, 1995), 1 hour 42 mins
Distraught over their city's recent destruction during the Lebanese Civil War, Yasmine and Leila embark on a journey in search of Beirut's past glory. They carry with them two rare, unreleased film prints which help them land a meeting with the reclusive and eccentric film connoisseur, Monsieur Farouk. Through the...
directed by Jocelyne Saab, 1948-; performed by Abou El Abed, fl. 1995, Pierre Chamassian, 1949- and Emile Accar, fl. 1995 (Privately Published, 1995), 1 hour 42 mins
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One Dollar a Day
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directed by Jocelyne Saab, 1948-; produced by Jocelyne Saab, 1948-, Lowave and Collection d'Artiste Liban (Privately Published, 2016), 7 mins
This documentary short film by Lebanese journalist Jocelyne Saab is about refugees of the Syrian Civil War.
directed by Jocelyne Saab, 1948-; produced by Jocelyne Saab, 1948-, Lowave and Collection d'Artiste Liban (Privately Published, 2016), 7 mins
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Suspended Dreams = أحلام معلقة
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directed by Mai Masri, fl. 1984-2009 and Jean Chamoun, fl. 1991-2007 (Lebanon: Privately Published), 49 mins
After 16 years of civil war, the citizens of Beirut, Lebanon struggle to rebuild their lives -- a woman, whose husband had been kidnapped forms a committee, together with the families of other kidnap victims, to lobby for the return of the victims; two ex-militia fighters from different sides of the war find thems...
directed by Mai Masri, fl. 1984-2009 and Jean Chamoun, fl. 1991-2007 (Lebanon: Privately Published), 49 mins
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War Generation - Beirut
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directed by Mai Masri, fl. 1984-2009 and Jean Chamoun, fl. 1991-2007 (Lebanon: Privately Published), 50 mins
On 26 February 1975, a civil war erupted in Lebanon, its people split by a rich-poor divide. However, the 1982 Israeli invasion changed the face of war completely, as the war turned into a sectarian one. The enduring war has created an entire generation of children who have grown up amidst the chaos of war - the...
directed by Mai Masri, fl. 1984-2009 and Jean Chamoun, fl. 1991-2007 (Lebanon: Privately Published), 50 mins
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What's Going On?
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directed by Jocelyne Saab, 1948-; produced by Jocelyne Saab, 1948-; performed by Raia Haidar, fl. 2005-2015, Joumana Haddad, 1970- and Ishtar Yasin Gutierrez, fl. 2007-2009 (Privately Published, 2009), 1 hour 18 mins
A surrealist film, this story deals with the initiation to embrace love, and runs along the delicate case of the female soul. Based on the idea of a writer who steals a heart and stores it inside a book, and the consequences of such an action.
directed by Jocelyne Saab, 1948-; produced by Jocelyne Saab, 1948-; performed by Raia Haidar, fl. 2005-2015, Joumana Haddad, 1970- and Ishtar Yasin Gutierrez, fl. 2007-2009 (Privately Published, 2009), 1 hour 18 mins
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