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Rania Attieh

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In Tripoli, Lebanon, where family bonds run deep, a 40-year-old man is content still living with his mother. But when she suddenly leaves him, he struggles with his newfound independence and turns to the company of the city and its motley characters.
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In this neo-noir tale, an aspiring actress and a cowboy arrive in Del Rio, TX, with different pursuits. When their plans fall through, the border town becomes a strange way station where time seems to stand still and things are not what they seem.
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Simple and quiet moments in the life of an elderly Lebanese couple who are following the madness and chaos of the 2011 Egyptian spring revolution through their TV set. Commissioned by the Sharjah Art foundation for the Sharjah Biennial 10.
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When an elderly man gets in a cab and takes his first ride from Manhattan into Brooklyn, the trip becomes more significant than he could have ever imagined. This project was made under the supervision of Iranian film legend Abbas Kiarostami.
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Already dealing with a hectic day filled with traffic and demanding passengers, a taxi driver in Tripoli, Lebanon, is confounded when he finds a mysterious little boy in his backseat. Who is he and what does he want? If only he would speak.
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Two women named Helen live separate lives, but when foreboding signs appear—a meteor reportedly crashes nearby, people go missing, and inexplicable, life-altering changes—the Helens’ realities spiral into a terrifying journey through unknown terrain.
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This May, Bruno “Ralphy” Lozano became not only the youngest-ever mayor of Del Rio, Texas, but also the city’s first openly gay elected official. The 30-something Democrat is also an Air Force veteran, a flight attendant, and really good at walking in heels. In this short documentary, meet the groundbreaking politician whose landslide victory over a middle-aged incumbent meant this border town of 36,000 elected an openly gay mayor before San Francisco or New York did.
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A house in Tripoli, Lebanon serves as both a cabinet of curiosities and a refuge for those seeking a cure. A collctor with a love for junk, a doctor with a calling to serve.
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A young woman flirts with men online, and tries to encourage something more. When none of them follow through, she returns to her “real life.”
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An Ethiopian woman works as a maid in an apartment in Lebanon. But when her employers are away, she lives a very different sort of life.
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What appears to be a pizza delivery service in Lebanon turns out to satisfy other types of cravings.
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Filmed in Lebanon, this series explores people’s sometimes contradictory, sometimes poignant, sometimes absurd second lives.
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