We Are From There
by Wissam Tanios
Documentary, 2017
Lebanon

Jamil and Milad, two Syrian young brothers, escape the military service in their war torn country to work in Lebanon, seeking a better future. Milad is a trumpeter and Jamil is a carpenter. 

While Jamil falls under the spell of Beirut, Milad decides to go back to Syria. Few months later, Jamil starts reconsidering staying in Beirut. As for Milad, he feels like a stranger in his own country. They both decide to flee to Europe illegally at different stages in the hopes of regaining their long-lost sense of home. But what is home after all?

Producers Abbout Productions (Christian Eid)