SOUFRA
(73 min) Lebanon/US
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Director: Thomas Morgan
Producers: Trevor Hall, Susan Sarandon, Thomas Morgan, Kathleen Glynn

Description:
The film follows Mariam as she sets out against all odds to change her fate by launching a successful catering company, “Soufra,” and then expand it into a food truck business with a diverse team of fellow refugee woman who now share this camp as their home. She is breaking barriers, pulling together Syrian, Iraqi, Palestinian and Lebanese women to work side by side and form beautiful friendships while running this thriving business.

Biography:
Thomas Morgan left the corporate world behind to become a documentary filmmaker and activist. In Storied Streets, Morgan captures the painful reality of homelessness in America. He has added Executive Producer to his resume through his support of Silenced, a film about US government whistleblowers and India’s Daughter.

Susan Sarandon is an Academy award-winning actor. From her fearless portrayal in Bull Durham to her Oscar-nominated performances in Thelma and Louise, Lorenzo’s Oil, The Client, and Atlantic City to her Academy Award-winning and SAG Award-winning role in Dead Man Walking. She was honored for her work as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, an advocate for victims of hunger and HIV/AIDS, and a spokesperson for Heifer International.

Trevor Hall is an educator, social entrepreneur, and film producer. He is the Founding Director of Open Roads Academy, a nonprofit organization that helps high school students from low-income families. Trevor’s recent film credits include: Soufra: And the Refugee Food Truck, Journey Is The Destination, Imba Means Sing, Mile 19 and Johnny Physical Lives

Kathleen Glynn is the founder and executive of Dog Eat Dog Films for over 25 years, as well as the founder of the Traverse City Film Festival. She is known for her work on the Academy Award winning film, Bowling for Columbine, Fahrenheit 9/11, Sicko and The Awful Truth.

Contact Information:
e: kirt.eftekhar@hydrostudios.com
w: https://www.soufrafilm.com/


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