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Lebanon

3 trigon movies
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Al-wadi - The valley

Ghassan Salhab – 2014

Wandering aimlessly after losing his memory in a car accident, a manis taken in by the inhabitants of a farm in the Beqaa Valley in Lebanon,whose secret business is the drugs they manufacture in a laboratory onthe closely guarded property. The presence of this nameless strangerhas consequences for the clandestine community.Little separates beauty and horror here. A latent sense of dangerpervades the vast swathes of sublime landscape. A catastrophe looms.Tensions also rise in the cramped quarters of the house. More

Chaque jour est une fête (Flyer)

Chaque jour est une fête

Dima El-Horr – 2009

Three women in a bus in Lebanon. They have the same destination: a men's penitentiary. The first woman wants to visit her husband whom she hasn't seen since their day of marriage. The second one has only one goal: to get her husband who has to serve a long sentence to sign the divorce papers and thus gain back her freedom. The third woman is afraid. She carries the gun that her husband, a prison guardian, has forgotten at home. A straight road seems to be leading them quickly to their destination: from Beirut centre to the Mermel prison in the desert. More

West Beyrouth (Flyer)
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trigon-film is a foundation with outstanding films from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe, pursuing the aim to dismantle cultural barriers and prejudices. Since its foundation in 1988, trigon has distributed more than 500 titles to Swiss cinema houses, on DVD and in its online cinema. Most of these titles remain in the trigon collection so that the access to this visual legacy is maintained. Learn more