October 15 – 20, 2019

SOUFRA Film Still Mariam Rooftop Portrait


JOIN US APRIL 23, 2019 | 10:00 -11:30 am

SOUFRA follows the unlikely and wildly inspirational story of intrepid social entrepreneur, Mariam Shaar – a generational refugee who has spent her entire life in the Burj El Barajneh refugee camp just south of Beirut, Lebanon. 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.

Live Streaming into San Diego County High Schools April 23, 2019 | 10:00 – 11:30 am

Curriculum available | Replay option available |

To participate: RSVP to cindy@sdfilmfest.com by April 12, 2019
Include: Name of school, contact person email & phone and the number of students anticipated to participate.