A WORLD NOT OURS

synopsis:

A World Not Ours is an intimate, humorous, portrait of three generations of exile in the refugee camp of Ain el-Helweh, in southern Lebanon. 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.

selected festivals:

1. Toronto international Film Festival 2012 – Official Selection (World Premiere)
2. Berlinale Panorama 2013 (Winner: Peace Film Prize)
3. Yamagata Int Documentary Film Festival 2013 (Winner: Grand Prix)
4. CPH:DOX 2013 (Winner: Reel Talent Award)
5. DOC NYC 2013 (Winner: Grand Jury Prize)


2012 / 93min

Director / Photographer: Mahdi Fleifel
Produced by: Patrick Campbell & Mahdi Fleifel
Edited by: Michael Aaglund
Sound Design: Zhe Wu


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