MIGUEL’S WAR (Award Encore)
A Teddy Award-winning interpretation of a gay man’s past life during the Lebanese civil war
Winner of the NewFest 2021 Documentary Feature Grand Jury Award.
In this Teddy Award winner from Berlinale, Miguel returns to Lebanon after 37 years to reflect on his experience growing up queer during the civil war. Having spent the years since leaving as an out gay man in Spain, Miguel is back to remember the relationships that shaped him as a son, lover, and soldier. Part of NewFest Award Encores
Free for NewFest Members Director Eliane Raheb uses a mixed media approach to deconstruct the documentary form and pull the truth out of her unreliable narrator. In their collaborative effort to recreate, process and illuminate the past, MIGUEL’S WAR achieves a monumental new form of storytelling.
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