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Those who remain

Eliane Raheb / AE, 2016 / 95 min.

Farmer Haykal tries to run a farm and restaurant near the Lebanese-Syrian border as best he can. There is no state presence in this remote spot, and small factions and sectarian parties are vying to take over control.

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Director

Eliane Raheb

Production year

2016

Country

AE

Original title

Those who remain

Length

95 min.

Language

Arabic, French

Subtitles

ENG

Format

DCP

Part of

Trembling Landscapes

Landscape is a charged notion in the Middle East.* On the one hand, representations of landscape engage with a heady mix of national and natural borders, tussles over resources and territory, and (colonial) history. On the other hand, it is a rich source of identity, tradition and imagination.

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