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Levanon: Lebanon

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In 1982, during the First Lebanon War, a tank manned by a novice crew of Israeli soldiers is led into a town previously bombed by the air force. The situation spins out of control, testing the mental toughness of the men inside a confined space with only the lens of a periscopic gun sight to see the madness outside.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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I Want to See: Je Veux Voir

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"While visiting Beirut to attend a glamorous gala, iconic French actress Catherine Deneuve insists :Je veux voir" ("I want to see"), referring to the carnage wrought against innocent Lebanese civilians during Israel's attack on Lebanon in the summer of 2006. "I feel it's impossible to stay on the fringe," she adds, and she means it. Filmmakers Khalil Joreige and Joana Hadjithomas know first-hand the devastation Deneuve and chauffeur-actor Rabih Mroué will witness. They arrange a meeting between the two actors-captured on camera-before they embark together on a surprisingly gorgeous two-hour drive to southern Lebanon, returning in time for her appointed engagement. The simplicity of the plot is in stark contrast with the ravaged landscape seen through the car window. I Want to See is [...]
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Bufor

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Lebanon in the year 2000. Not far from the old seafarer''s fortress, Beaufort, is a military base with the same name kept by the Israeli army. This heavily guarded post has been here since the war in Lebanon in 1982. It is a symbol not only of Israel''s most controversial campaign for military control of Lebanon, but also of a sacrificial struggle during which many soldiers lost their lives. The Israeli troops move out of Lebanon, leaving behind their base at Beaufort. On the evening of May 24th, the base is destroyed, blown up by thousands of mines. The powerful explosion marks the end of 18 years of Israeli occupation. The film tells the story of Liraz Liberti, the 22-year-old commander of Beaufort, and his troops during the last few months prior to their withdrawal. The story does [...]
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Ṭayf Al-Madīnah: L'ombre de la Ville = in the Shadows of the City

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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.
VHS
2000
Ivy (By Request)
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War Generation--Beirut: Bayrūt--Jīl Al-Ḥarb

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Examines the atmosphere of violence in war-torn Beirut as seen through the eyes of its children and young people.
VHS
2000; 1988
Ivy (By Request)
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Hostage of Time

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A doctor practicing in southern Lebanon talks about the struggles of providing medical care to communities constantly under siege. The people of South Lebanon describe what it's like to have Israeli bombs falling night and day and being constantly in fear for their lives.
VHS
2000; 1994
Ivy (By Request)
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Die Faelschung: Circle of Deceit

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Grateful for a respite from his imploding marriage, Hamburg newspaperman Georg arrives in civil war torn Beirut to chronicle the bloody Lebanese war. Inside a shell-pitted hotel, Georg and colleague Hoffman, join a cynical international coterie of competitive fellow journalists. Outside, they take their lives in their own hands, dodging bullets and conducting interviews that are always just a trigger pull away from becoming executions.
DVD
2004; 1981
Clemons (Stacks)
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Yawmahāh Kānū Hunāk

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Documentary about Israeli administered al-Khiyām concentration camp in south Lebanon, and about the 1991 bombardment of Baghdad by the US Air Force which resulted in many dead and wounded.
DVD
2002; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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Ministry of Vengeance

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After his innocent wife and daughter are slaughtered by fanatic Lebanese terrorists, a Unitarian minister (Schneider) leaves the church, vowing to avenge his family. With the help of an old Vietnam war buddy he trains for an assault on the terrorist stronghold, but is nearly thwarted by the CIA which is using the terrorists for its own ends.
Online
1989
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Maʻārik Ḥubb =: Dans les Champs de Bataille

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"Set against the former conflict in Lebanon, this involving family drama focuses on 12-year-old Lina (Marianne Feghali), who doesn't show much interest in the war taking place in 1980s Beirut" --
Online
2004
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War Generation: Beirut

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Portrays the devastating war and how the war is breeding a new generation of warriors. Children are accustomed to war and accept it as a part of life.
VHS
1988
Ivy (By Request)