From Beneath the Earth and Beyrouth Street: Hip Hop au Liban
From Beneath the Earth
Sami Alalul, 2017, 21 min., PG
From Beneath the Earth highlights the struggles in life and art of five Palestinian musicians as they grapple with and attempt to transcend politics.
Beyrouth Street: Hip Hop au Liban
Salim Saab, 2017, 55 min., PG Presented in English, Arabic, and French with English subtitles.
Franco-Lebanese journalist, radio host, and rapper Salim Saab chronicles Beirut’s thriving hip-hop scene. Interviews, live footage, and cameos from past and present members of the movement capture the sounds of a city in flux as artists react to and embody their surroundings.
These screenings may contain mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised.