Video Interview: Ziad Kalthoum on Taste of Cement

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Director Ziad Kalthoum talks about his documentary Taste of Cement, winner of DAS Award 2017. The world premiere of Taste of Cement took place at Visions du Réel 2017.

Taste of Cement is a documentary essay about Syrian refugees in Lebanon where they try to make a living. It tells of the traces of war outside the war zone; about the imprints of conflict in the minds of those who survived.


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    Video Interview: Ziad Kalthoum on Taste of Cement
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    5 min (1-15 min.)
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