I have no idea what I just watched. NowLebanon has some explanation regarding these two clips.
Stories of a Beirut house from Helle Egsgaard
You can also check out pictures [Here].
They are planning to come back for another visit to document the city and the stories of the people who live there.
Lebanon is a confusion of culture and religion and has always been an explosive battlefield where the corrupt strive for power and dominance, destroying it’s identity and portraying a defective one to the outside world. If you take a closer look however, you will see Lebanon as I see it, a treasure in its diversity, a treasure in its variety and a treasure in its history. That’s why I dare to dream of a peaceful and glorious Lebanon, where people can unite, where political differences are set aside, where violence doesn’t exist, where anyone can coexist peacefully. If I can get people to see what I see, then maybe we can start forward to a better future.
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