Chérine Yazbeck

Beirut Port Blast Stories


30 mins

4K or HD video




The 30-minute documentary, directed by Chérine Yazbeck, delves into the aftermath of the Beirut port blast, capturing the voices of four individuals who lost loved ones in the tragedy. Additionally, it pays homage to the port’s rich history, once an architectural marvel, and chronicles the slow, painful process of recovery and rebuilding.


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About the Artist

A versatile artist from Beirut, delves into urban exploration photography, inspired by her city’s history of loss and resilience. Born in 1970, she fuses photojournalism with multimedia artistry, exploring themes of city life, destruction, and memory. Beirut is not just her backdrop; it’s a living entity shaping her identity. Chérine Yazbeck’s art transcends traditional photography, encompassing instal- lations and documentaries, offering immersive experiences challenging perceptions. Her work unveils hidden stories, giving voice to the voiceless, documenting Beirut’s triumphs amid adversity. Amidst a world saturated with images, the artist’s authenticity shines, revealing the city’s resilience through her lens. Her art is a testament to the enduring power of creativity, finding beauty amidst chaos.

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