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Geena Davis joins SOUFRA for Los Angeles Premiere

Geena Davis joined the SOUFRA team in Los Angeles for the opening night at the Laemmle theater in Hollywood! Below are some pictures from the event. Geena  is a long-time...
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Film Forward: Soufra at Doc NYC

SOUFRA Miriam Shaar shares problems with fellow natives of her Beirut Palestinian refugee camp: little money, few opportunities, and frustration with a tight, cordoned-off space that has been housing a...
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Film Journal International: Film Review: Soufra

  Thomas Morgan’s Soufra is about Mariam Shafar, a Palestinian entrepreneur living in Beirut, Lebanon. The documentary is named for her catering business in the Burj el-Barajneh refugee camp. The Arabic word...
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Hollywood Reporter 'Soufra': Film Review

Against the odds, a group of women who live in a Lebanese refugee camp pursue their food-truck dreams in a documentary executive produced by Susan Sarandon. The catering company that...
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LA Times Review

  The uplifting documentary “Soufra,” directed by Thomas A. Morgan, demonstrates how food can be a conduit for a community engagement, intercultural communication and an important livelihood for marginalized peoples....
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Soufra included in NY Times Holiday Film List

  Soufra was listed in the NYTimes 2017 Holiday Release Schedule! Full list here:
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Village Voice: In “Soufra,” Syrian Refugees Find Hope in Cooking

 Mariam Shaar is a problem-solver — she has to be. Shaar spent her entire life in the Bourj el-Barajneh Refugee Camp in the suburbs of Beirut, established in 1948 for...
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INC: This Year's 9 Must-Watch Documentaries for Business Leaders

 INC. named Soufra one of this year's 9 must-watch documentaries for business leaders! We are so beyond proud of Mariam - she deserves each and every little bit of the attention...
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Real Screen: Rebelhouse Group and Pilgrim Media Group Partner on "Soufra"

Creative agency Rebelhouse Group has partnered with television production company Pilgrim Media Group to produce the upcoming documentary film Soufra. 
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