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. 


Produced by: 

 Elias Khalil


Support:

 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


 

The Changing Map of Lebanon - Trailer
The Changing Map of Lebanon / George Tarabay & Elias Khalil
The Changing Map of Lebanon / George Tarabay & Elias Khalil