Jeudi 10 octobre à 19h30 : Veteran artiste
OMAR MIKATI is a passionate actor in his 70's who still believes in his Art & country. In more than 50 years, and still counting, he generously gave us memorable moments on screen and on stage. Now it’s our turn to give him, and all his fellow senior artists, the support they need to have an official law that protects their rights to a decent retirement plan.
SALAH TIZANI is best known for the character he portrays Abu Salim, is a Lebanese comedic actor, born in Tripoli in 1929. Salah was a carpenter with great talent and a dream. He’s lived out his dream despite geographical, social and political obstacles. It’s time we establish a law to protect and honor the great artists who have offered us a lifetime of entertainment, art and emotions.
RENEE DEEK is a veteran Lebanese actress and one of the leading stars of the pre-civil war period. She performed in several plays with her most memorable one being her role in The Two Maids (1996) as the mistress, alongside Randa al-Asmar and Julia Kassar, directed by Jawad al-Assadi from a script by Jean Genet.
Jeudi 14 novembre à 19h30 : Resilient Refugee
YASMINA ALI (syrian)
ABDUL RAHMAN KATANANI (palestinian artist)
Jeudi 12 décembre à 19h30 : Addictions
Having lived the darkest side of addiction, today Charles Kassatly a is a proud survivor and ready to share his life story so we can all understand what it means to be at the rock bottom and what it takes to get back up.
From insomnia to drug addiction, Hayat lived a rough and dark period; Until the day when she realized that the only one who could rescue her was...herself. For her, having a purpose in life is crucial. Here’s another story of courage, resilience and hope.
Jeudi 30 janvier 2020 à 19h30 : DISABILITY
AFAF MERHEB was born with dwarfism syndrome and she has successfully achieved everything she had set her mind to. She is now happily married, a successful freelance graphic designer and a joy to everyone around her.
Jeudi 27 février 2020 à 19h30 : Maternité
YASMINA AUDI They say nothing heals the broken heart of a saddened mother...true; but Yasmina Audi tells us how she found a way to keep walking, smiling and waving every now and then at her angel in heaven.
What does it mean to have a child suffering from an incurable disease?
Gina is an active member of L.A.N.D for Hope Association, dedicated to helping people
with neuromuscular and rare diseases. Gina tells her story and shares the pain of witnessing your own child growing up with no hope of a cure. She also teaches us to find the blessing
and lessons learned along that journey by helping others smile.
Jeudi 28 mars 2020 à 19h30 : La dépression
BASSEM FAYAD is an award winning Lebanese Cinematographer. He struggled for a long time with depression and Anxiety disorder. This year Bassem decided to take charge of his life, stop the medication and face it all in order to shine one day at a time.
“Life is like a staircase...We can either choose to climb up or head down”, says Ahmad Sayyed, a multi-disciplinary artist who decided to climb upwards after he has fallen into rock bottom with his drug addiction. The turning point in his life happened in the most unexpected place.It’s never too late to embrace life!
Jeudi 7 mai 2020 à 19h30 : Casualty of war
Would you forgive someone if they shot you?
Despite his inability to walk, Youssef is a self-employed carpenter.
Since the year 2000, he’s been a volunteer at the Art of Living foundation where he teaches The Happiness Program (Kriya yoga).
Youssef believes that if we learn to breathe correctly, life will reveal itself to us differently.
Jeudi 4 juin 2020 à 19h30 : LGBT
Sasha Elijah is no ordinary woman. She had to struggle with herself, her family and her surroundings in order to finally come to terms with her true self. Watch her story and you’ll see that, at the end, it’s all about love, support and respect.