STK-ID 41704

Visual in refugee camp on outskirts of Beirut. Series of shots of boys and girls taking part in traditional holiday of Achoura on the tenth day of the Muslim new year, girls are wearing Takchitas (long robe), marching in streets heading towards city, bearing placards and photographs, a few children have small photographs of Imam Khomeini around their necks, children passing by war damaged buildings, soldiers in armoured vehicles (11:10). Shots of marching band of various organisations, girls bearing photographs of relatives who have disappeared, older boys with photographs of Imam Khomeini with another man (4:28). HALSs from top of minaret of crowd in streets, CS of child raising poster of Khomeini, shots of people watching from upper levels of damaged buildings (3:51). MS of people on stairs leading to domed Muslim structure in square (0:13).


Excerpt from
Beyrouth! «À défaut d'être mort»
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486