Soufra

Thu 12 July / Pálás Screen 2 / 15:00

Tickets €10  Concession €9

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“A feel-good doc that’s clear-eyed and grounded in tough realities.” — The Hollywood Reporter

Soufra follows the inspirational story of intrepid social entrepreneur, Mariam Shaar – a refugee who has spent her entire life in the Burj El Barajneh refugee camp south of Beirut, Lebanon.

This film follows Mariam and a diverse team of fellow refugee women as they set out to change their fate by launching a catering company and then expanding its reach outside the camp with a food truck business. Together, they heal through the unifying power of food, while taking their future into their own hands.

Official Selection: Berlin International Film Festival

Director Thomas Morgan
Script Thomas Morgan & Mohamed El-Manasterly
Producers Thomas Morgan, Kathleen Glynn, Trevor Hall & Craig Piligian

Year 2017
Country Lebanon & USA
Duration 73min

 

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