Most widely held works about Mai Masri
Most widely held works by Mai Masri
Suspended dreams ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 89 libraries worldwide
This documentary film examines how the destruction of Beirut during the Lebanese civil war affected the lives of four people: a stage actor whose theater has been destroyed, a mother of two whose husband is missing, and two former soldiers who had once fought each other but who have since become friends.
Beirut diaries & 33 days ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Arabic and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Beirut Diaries: through the diaries of Nadine Zaidan, a look at how life was affected by the assassination of Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri. 33 days: After Lebanon was attacked by Israel in 2006, a group of people - including a theatre director, a journalist, and a news desk director - try to report the current news, provide aid, and help the children living in the devastation.
Frontiers of dreams and fears ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Arabic and English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Shows the friendship that evolves between two Palestinian girls, Mona, a resident of a Beirut refugee camp, and Manar, who lives under Israeli control in Bethlehem's Al-Dheisha camp. After corresponding through letters the girls finally meet at the border during the Israeli withdrawal from South Lebanon and are impacted when the intifada erupts around them.
Children of Shātīlā ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Arabic and held by 64 libraries worldwide
"Fifty years after the exile of their grandparents from Palestine, the children of Shatila camp attempt to come to terms with the overwhelming realities of being refugees in a camp which has survived massacre, siege and starvation."--Container.
Children of fire ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Documents the Intifada in Nablus, and its effects on the children there.
Hanan Ashrawi a woman of her time ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Profiles Hanan Ashrawi, former spokesperson for the Palestine Liberation Organization during the Middle East peace talks with Israel, but who later turned down a position in the new government in favor of continuing her efforts on behalf of peace and human rights.
War generation Beirut ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Explores the effects on children of growing up in Beirut during the Lebanese civil war.
Why women count ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
"This three-part series comprises 41 video clips focusing on the theme of empowerment and what that means in the lives of ordinary women around the world" - Container.
Hostage of time ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1994 in Arabic and held by 22 libraries worldwide
The people of South Lebanon describe the effects of the Israeli occupation.
Sous les décombres = Under the rubble ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Documentary of the sufferings of the Lebanese and Palestinians of South Lebanon and West Beirut under Israeli army shelling, a protest against modern warfare as well as against the Israelis. "To forget why ... children ... women, and .. men ... met their deaths in West Beirut is to kill them all over again."
Hanan Ashrawi a woman of her time by Mai Masri ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
"Profiles Hanan Ashrawi, former spokesperson for the Palestine Liberation Organization during the Middle East peace talks with Israel, but who later turned down a position in the new government in favor of continuing her efforts on behalf of peace and human rights ... offers an insider's account of the intricate peace negotiations and the challenges now facing the Palestinians in building a viable homeland state.
Frontiers of dreams and fears & Children of Shatila ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Arabic and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Frontiers of Dreams and Fears: Traces the delicate friendship that evolves between two Palestinian girls.
Zahrat el Kindoul" Women from south Lebanon ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Lebanese women discuss their resistance efforts and the events in their lives during the Israeli invasion of 1983.
طيف المدينة ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in Arabic and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Story of the life of a southern Lebanese family that moves to Beirut in 1974 to escape Israeli bombing only to find themselves in the middle of the destruction of Beirut in the 1980s. Story centers around the second son, Rami, who dreams of becoming an artist, until his father is kidnapped and he joins the militia.
33 days ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in Arabic and held by 10 libraries worldwide
"On July 12, 2006, Israel launched a massive attack against Lebanon after two Israeli soldiers were captured by Hezbollah resistance fighters who demanded the release of Lebanese detainees from Israili prisons ... 33 days chronicles the efforts of theatre director Sharif Abdunnur, graphic designer Sharif Bibi, journalist Fadia Bazzi and Mariam Al-Bassam, director of the news desk at New TV, as they try to provide emergency aid, report current news of the conflict and help Lebanese children process the violence and destruction they see around them on a daily basis. Masri's film is full of compassion and humanity even as it records the horrible devastation of war"--Container.
Beirut diaries truth, lies and videos = يوميات بيروت : حقائق وأكاذيب ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Arabic and held by 9 libraries worldwide
"Chronicles the political ferment embodied in the March 11th Movement (also known as the Cedar Revolution), as people of all factions, ages and religious affiliations passionately debated such issues as Syria's influence in Lebanese politics, the establishment of an international commission to investigate [ex-Prime Minster Rafiq] Hariri's assassination and the organization of free parliamentary elections ... By focusing on the experiences of 25-years old Nadine Zaidan, who was one of the thousands of activists who gathered in Beirut's Martyrs' Square ... [the film] explores critical transformations and crucial questions facing contemporary Lebanon" -- Container.
Ṭayf al-madīnah L'ombre de la ville = In the shadows of the city ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in Arabic and held by 9 libraries worldwide
In documentary filmmaker Jean Chamoun's first fictional film, a Lebanese family moves from the countryside to Beirut in 1974 to escape Israeli bombing only to find themselves in the middle of the destruction of Beirut in the 1980s. The story centers around the second son, Rami, who dreams of becoming an artist, until his father is kidnapped and he joins the militia.
The films of Masri & Chamoun two documentary films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Arabic and held by 8 libraries worldwide
In Children of Shatila, documentary fimmaker Mai Masri focuses on the lives of two Palestinian children: Farah--age 11 and Issa--age 12. Given video cameras, they tell us of their pasts and show us the realities of their daily lives. Out of these personal narratives evolves the story of the Shatila camp. Through their images and words, Fara and Issa articulate the feeligns and hopes of the camp's young generation.
زهرة القندول Zahrat el kindoul = Women of South Lebanon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Women played a crucial role in fighting the Israeli invasion of southern Lebanon. This film preserves their stories on camera. The result is a poignant docu-drama aboaut resistance and hope.
Zahrat el Kindoul Women from south Lebanon ( Visual )
in Arabic and held by 7 libraries worldwide
(Zahrat el Kindoul--70 min.) Lebanese women discuss their resistance efforts and the events in their lives during the Israeli invasion of 1983. (Barricades--52 min.) Ten years of civil war in Lebanon, described through the lives of three young women.
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