Documentaries

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Héritages

As he flees Lebanon again in July 2006, director Philippe Aractingi realizes that, like him, his ancestors have been fleeing wars and massacres for five generations.
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Against the Current

“Against the Current” is a documentary highlighting the power of faith against radicalism and fanaticism; the movie sheds the light on personalities highly respected and valued within their religious communities.
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Gate #5

Gate #5 is a film that retraces the life journey of “Najm” and other Lebanese truck drivers, from the 1960s and until the present day. It follows a path marked by migration, civil war and changes in the social and economic fabric of the country.
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My father is still a communist

All that remains of Rashid Ghossein and Maream Hmadeh’s relationship is a large collection of recorded messages, which capture their 10 years together during the height of the Lebanese civil war.
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Marcedes

This is the biography of the Mercedes Ponton the 180 model (1953-1962) which became a pop icon of the pre-war Lebanon and witnessed the transformations on the Lebanese scene.
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Lebanese Rocket Society

From 1960 to 1966, a space project was undertaken in Lebanon. Several rockets, which became larger and more powerful with time, were launched from the hills surrounding Beirut by a group of scientists, university students and army experts.
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It’s All In Lebanon

In “It’s All in Lebanon”, Wissam Charaf traces the recent history and identity of Lebanon through its political campaigns, PR imagery and pop videos.