Director: Mahdi Fleifel
Producer: Patrick Campbell

2012 | 93 min
UK | Lebanon | Denmark | UAE | Palestine
Languages: Arabic, English
Subtitles: English

A WORLD NOT OURS is an intimate and humorous portrait of three generations of exile in the refugee camp of Ein el-Helweh, in southern Lebanon. Based on a wealth of personal recordings, family archives, and historical footage, the film is a sensitive and illuminating study of belonging, friendship and family.

Best Feature Documentary, SIMA 2014
Peace Prize, Berlin International Film Festival
Best International Feature, Edinburgh International Film Festival
Grand Prix, Yamagata International Film Festival
Silver Apricot, Yerevan International Film Festival
Best World Cinema, Documentary Edge Film Festival
SIB Award, Cinema Days of Beirut
DOK.horizonte Award DOK.FEST Munich
Audience Award, Millennium International Documentary Film Festival
Grand Prix DOC NYC
Audience Award, Sarajevo Film Festival
Toronto International Film Festival
Best Documentary, Abu Dhabi Film Festival