4 November 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Underdown follows the struggles of a Palestinian cab driver in Beirut, who lives in his car, a homeless Syrian child and a Lebanese woman with her family. Through a pulsating journey filled with harsh realities and an unbreakable sense of humor, they convey glimmers of hope in the darkest of places.

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Sarah Kaskas.

Sarah Kaskas is an award-winning Lebanese filmmaker, music composer and film educator. She co-founded Karaaj Films (2016), an independent production company that focuses on documentaries and fiction films dealing with identity and marginalized communities in Lebanon. Under Karaaj Films, Sarah has written and directed the short documentary Bread and Tea (2016) and the feature documentary Underdown (2018).

Sarah will be releasing the documentary STRUCK and short fiction The Window.

Lebanon / Qatar / Germany | 2018 | 1h12 mins

Arabic with English subtitles

Contact info@lb.boell.org or 01-216037 ext 0 to reserve your seat as places are very limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. 


Heinrich Böll Stiftung Middle East

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