CHILDREN OF BEIRUT

SARAH SRAGE

20 February 2018, 6:30 PM - 8 PM

How can I possibly define, today, my relationship with places and objects of a city that is in a continuous state of loss? I interview my father Nader, a public sector employee, regarding his involvement in the reconstruction phase of post-civil war Beirut, and I film Dalieh, a small port of the city where the last families of fishermen are soon to be evicted as the district is privatized. 

Sarah Srage was born in Beirut. She debuted her career by working in scenography, and then as a journalist in a TV station. Living in Paris since 2009, she perused her studies at the Beaux-Arts de Paris school, Elsa Cayo studio, and then specialized in Documentary Film Making at Lussas (MA). “Children of Beirut” is her first feature film. 

A Q&A with director Sarah Srage will follow the screening.

59min | Arabic with English Subtitles | Location: Auditorium, Second Floor | Free Entrance

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