“As these immigrants traveled across the Mediterranean and Atlantic to “Amirka” they were required to have an ethnic/national identity if they were to gain entry to the place that they hoped would make them a handsome sum of money and afford them new opportunities.”
A 1920s French video shows Beirut under the French Mandate.
Nadia Tueni meets a student, Haitham Haddad, from the American University of Beirut (AUB) who talks to her about his love for music and his hatred of war.
Beautiful video of a Lebanese woman dancing to the tune of a Oud in 1980
“As part of their Civil War Memorial Week, A Rupture Of Amnesia, AUB’s Secular Club went around campus to ask students about the civil war.”