Nadine Labaki Speech at MEI’s 73rd Annual Awards Gala

A beautiful and captivating speech by Oscar-nominated Lebanese film director Nadine Labaki upon receiving the 2019 Issam M. Fares Award for Excellence at MEI's 73rd Annual Awards Gala on November 12 in Washington, DC. If those in power are still looking for talented and competent people to lead the nation, Labaki is the perfect example. This is how you spread Lebanon's message abroad. Thank you Nadine Labaki! I've never seen so much hope, so many…

Surviving on $4 a Day

UNDP shared yesterday a powerful poverty stunt where bank cardholders were only able to withdraw $4 or its equivalent LL6000 from ATMs. When the bank's officer showed up to listen to their complaints, he asked them if they needed more than $4 to survive the day, which obviously took the customers by surprise. According to 2018 stats, 30% of the Lebanese population live on less than 4$/day or 120$/month and around 300,000 are considered extremely…
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Watch the Gavin Ford Tribute Show

11 months ago
I just finished watching the Gavin Ford Tribute show and it brought back so many memories. It also taught us about Gavin’s every day life and how fun he was. All in all, it’s a ...
Lebanon

#AFEMENA: The Difference Between Flirting and Harassment

11 months ago
The Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality (AFE) has launched 16 days of activism against Gender based violence and is sharing very powerful and insightful videos to help people understand the difference between flirt and ...
Baladi

Stunning 7-Minute Video on Akkar: Lebanon’s Green Treasure

1 year ago
Akkar Trail shared a 7-minute video showcasing Akkar’s green treasure which occupies 20% of Akkar’s total area. The forests in Akkar are among the largest and most bio-diverse in Lebanon and there are several protected ...
Critiques

A Powerful ICRC Video On Targeting Hospitals in War Zones

1 year ago
ICRC shared few days ago a powerful video aimed at shedding lights on health workers and hospitals being attached in war zones. The video entitled “Why We Can’t Save Her Life” shows a father driving ...
Baladi

#ForwardWithLebanon: Lebanon and the EU

1 year ago
Since 2011, it feels like most of the work being done by the international community in Lebanon, has been geared towards refugees. While the refugee crisis has required a lot of support from the rest ...
Elections2018

Videos Explaining The 2018 Electoral Law/Voting Process

1 year ago
I stumbled upon few informational videos that will help you understand the new electoral law, the voting process and guide you on how to vote correctly in the upcoming 2018 elections. Some of them even ...
Baladi

#TrueLoveNeverGoesBlind: A Wonderful Initiative by Alfa This Valentine’s Day

1 year ago
A couple of months back, I was at Alfa’s HQ when they offered three legally blind children the gift of sight and I captured the heart-warming moment they start seeing properly again. It was a ...
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Phoenicia Hotel Beautiful Yet Daring Valentine Ad

1 year ago
This is the second brilliant video produced by Phoenicia Hotel in the past six months, first with the beautiful tribute to Beirut and now with this emotional, captivating and daring Valentine ad. It’s a call ...
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