In July 1982 the Israeli army laid siege to Beirut. Four years earlier Jocelyne Saab saw her 150-year old childhood home go up in flames. She asked herself: when did all this begin? Every place becomes a historical site and every name a memory.
Jocelyne Saab is a filmmaker and a photographer. She was born in 1948 and grew up in Beirut. In less than thirty years, Jocelyne Saab directed thirty documentaries that were awarded prizes in European and international festivals.