Those Who Remain

Directed by Eliane Raheb Tuesday 21 March 2017 at 7:30 PM in the presence of the director / Exhibition by Rodrigue Zahr

Lebanon/United Arab Emirates/2016/95min/Color/Arabic with English subtitles/DCP

Synopsis

In the complex geo-political spot of “Shambouk” in North Lebanon, a few kilometres away from Syria, where borders, religious doctrines and communities intersect, lives Haykal, a 60- year-old Christian farmer. There, he settled a farm, a restaurant and is building his home, with his own hands that are never too tired to work. Those Who Remain follows Haykal’s struggle to stay in his land amidst sectarian tensions, fear and hopelessness.

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