SOUFRA follows the unlikely and wildly inspirational story of intrepid social entrepreneur, Mariam Shaar - a generational refugee who has spent her entire life in the Burj El Barajneh refugee camp just south of Beirut, Lebanon.
Explore the Global Plastic Crisis through the eyes of two children, who embark on a mission to uncover the effects of excessive plastic consumption on the environment and discover the roles they play in perpetuating this issue.
To certain cultures, methods of burial and last rites pose the only certainty in one’s dealings with death. For isolated individuals, how their physical remains are managed poses a greater issue of dignity and respect. This short documentary brings us beyond the scene of death itself into the intricate processes that bring closure to the dead in the mortal world, through the work of undertaker Tommy Yu with the isolated elderly and deceased back in Singapore.
A troubled teen residing in a rental flat finds hope, connection, and purpose in a community theatre group that provides underprivileged youth with a platform to creatively and emotionally express themselves.
WAITING FOR MAMU
Waiting for Mamu shares the story of what it means for a child to grow up in prison and yet find hope in unlikely places. During a prison tour as part of her university studies, Pushpa Basnet encountered a young girl who tugged at her shawl and looked up at her and smiled. Pushpa promised the young girl’s mother she would be back to get her.