The Changing Map of Lebanon
George Tarabay & Elias Khalil, Lebanon
Two bakers work in the same bakery in Beirut - one is Lebanese and the other is a newly arrived Syrian refugee.
This film provides a fresh look at the current situation in Lebanon during the Syrian civil war, a time in which Syrian refugees constitute of 30% of the total Lebanese population. This documentary focuses on the day-to-day survival and the clash of cultures through the lives of the three protagonists and their families.
During the 2013 Greenhouse final seminar and pitching forum, the film was awarded by the Jacobs Burns Film Center/Kathryn W. Davis the 2014 Residency Award at the JBFC
Development Grant, Sundance Documentary Film Program, 2014
Selected to take part in the Filmmaker/Industry meetings at the Tribeca Film Festival, 2014
Received a development grant by the Sundance Film Institute in 2014
Received a production grant from the Screen Institute Beirut in 2015
Documentary Fellows Program at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival