Mahdi Fleifel

A World Not Ours

The screening will be followed by a conversation with director Mahdi Fleifel.


A World Not Ours (UK/Denmark 2012, 93 min.) is an intimate, humorous portrait of three generations in exile in the refugee camp of Ein el-Helweh in southern Lebanon. Made over more than 20 years and based on a wealth of personal recordings, family archives, and historical footage, the film is a sensitive and illuminating study of belonging, friendship, and family. It attempts to record what is being forgotten and mark what should not be erased from collective memory.

In Arabic and English with English subtitles


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