All This Victory
Fiction, Director: Ahmad Ghossein, Lebanon/France 2019, 93 min., Arab./Hebr. with En. ST
Lebanon, summer of 2006. War is raging between Israel and Hezbollah in the South, a tense regularity rules over Beirut. Marwan wants to use a short ceasefire to bring his father out of the bombarded zone to Beirut, but finds no trace of him. When the fighting breaks out again, he takes refuge with two of his father’s old comrades in their home. A stranded couple joins the involuntary community of common destiny. When Israeli soldiers are entrenched on the roof of the house, the situation worsens. This intense chamber play had its world premiere at the Venice International Film Festival.
In cooperation with the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung.