The Lebanese Rocket Society

  • Story line
    The Lebanese Rocket Society
    The strange tale of the Lebanese Space adventure

    In the early 60′s, during the cold war and the apex of Pan Arabism, a group of utopian students and researchers enters the race to space and create the Lebanese Rocket Society. Sometimes, dreams can overtake a tormented history…
  • Production
    A film by Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige
    Animation:Ghassan Halwani
    Financed by:Centre National du CinA�ma et de la��Image AnimA�e
    Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC)
    Doha Film Institute
    With the support of:Fonds francophone de production audiovisuelle du Sud
    Urban Distribution International
    With the participation of :Pascale et Mikael Zammar
  • Cast and Crew
    CastManoug Manougian
    John Markarian
    General Youssef WehbA�
    Harry Koundakjian
    Joseph Sfeir
    Hampar Karageozian
    Paul Haidostian
    Assaad Jradi
    Zafer Azar
    Le Ministre Ziad Baroud
    Le Ministre Tarek Mitri
    Fouad Matta
    Jana WehbA�
    Executive producersJana Wehbe and Christian Eid
    EditorTina Baz
    CinematographerJeanne Lapoirie
    Rachelle Aoun
    Sound EditorRana Eid
    Sound MixingOlivier Goinard
    MusicNadim Mishlawi
    Additional music Scrambled Eggs
    Time92 minutes
    FormatDCP 16/9
    SoundDolby Digital

    Premiere Toronto International film Festival
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