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Soufra (2017)



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SOUFRA follows the inspirational story of intrepid social entrepreneur, Mariam Shaar - a refugee who has spent her entire life in the 69-year-old Burl El Barajneh refugee camp south of Beirut, Lebanon.


Critic Reviews for Soufra

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (5)

The footage of the food is positively mouthwatering, a salient reminder of its ability to unite people within a culture as well as outside it.

April 25, 2019 | Full Review…

A stirring tale of empowerment, the documentary "Soufra" shows how societal change can begin with small steps.

December 14, 2017 | Full Review…

To consider the long-standing Bourj al Barajneh is to consider the true humanity of refugees, who have hopes, dreams, lives to live and work to do. "Soufra" efficiently and effectively illustrates those ideas.

November 20, 2017

Soufra's lasting impression is one of empowerment and the energizing sense of purpose and community that the women derive from the enterprise along with their incomes.

November 17, 2017 | Full Review…

Cinematographer Johny Karam lovingly captures Soufra's enticing dishes, but his strength is an ability to open up cramped quarters.

November 15, 2017 | Full Review…

Tells the uplifting story of the 68-year-old Palestinian woman, Mariam Alshaar.

February 3, 2018 | Rating: B | Full Review…

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