“Beirut Goals in Colour” is a brief film directed by Michael Collins concerning the Mashrou’ Leila Lebanese rock band and feminist activist Sarah Hegazi. Mashrou’ Leila was probably the most well-liked different rock group within the Center East, and the primary to advertise LGBTQ+ rights. The band sadly needed to disband in 2022 after dealing with accusations, harassment and threats over their songs.
Sarah was an activist who was jailed in 2017 after waving a rainbow flag at a live performance in Cairo by Mashrou’ Leila. She was tortured for 3 months by the Egyptian authorities earlier than she obtained exiled to Canada. Sadly, she struggled with despair and trauma was discovered lifeless in her Toronto residence of an obvious suicide.
“Beirut Goals in Colour” was already featured within the 2022 Tribeca Movie Competition and has simply been nominated for an Emmy for Excellent Quick Documentary. The Excellent Quick Documentary is one in all 62 classes within the 2023 Emmys, which obtained over 2,300 submissions. The forty fourth version will happen on September 27 and 28 in New York.
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