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Beirut! Not Enough Death to Go Round

Beirut! Not Enough Death to Go Round

| 57 min

A moving and graphic portrait of the people of wartorn Beirut in their day-to-day struggle to survive in the rubble and despair. Filmed shortly after the 1982 massacres at Sabra and Chatila, the film gives a vivid picture of the plight of these people and of any people who are too poor to escape the ravages of war.

This film deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised

  • director
    Tahani Rached
  • producer
    Jacques Vallée
  • camera
    Jacques Leduc
  • sound
    Claude Beaugrand
  • editing
    Pierre Bernier
  • re-recording
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
  • animation
    Pierre Hébert
  • music
    René Lussier
    Claude Simard
    Jean Derome


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Ages 16 to 17

Civics/Citizenship - Human Rights

Ask students to choose one of the people who speak in the film. After viewing it, have them write a letter to that person expressing how they felt about them as they listened to their words, and asking the questions that the film raised. They can conclude with an encouraging word and a commitment to taking a concrete action toward peace in their own community.

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