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Beirut Cultural Short Films: The Dancer

The first rough cut of an extended film project in Beirut.

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I went around Beirut and made a series of short films about the people I met and the things they do. Basically, I pulled out my camera, sat back, and just watched what happened. I may go back to Beirut sometime soon to finish the project, as the initial idea was to link these glimpses of life into more of a cohesive whole. However, for the time being I’ll be doing rough edits and publishing them on my YouTube and Vimeo channels.

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Filed under: Culture and Society, Dance, Lebanon, Vlog

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I am the founder and editor of Vagabond Journey. I’ve been traveling the world since 1999, through 90 countries. I am the author of the book, Ghost Cities of China and have written for The Guardian, Forbes, Bloomberg, The Diplomat, the South China Morning Post, and other publications. has written 3691 posts on Vagabond Journey. Contact the author.

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  • Jack February 16, 2019, 12:37 pm

    She moves weird.

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    • Wade Shepard February 17, 2019, 9:05 pm

      It’s interpretive …

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  • Wendy March 6, 2019, 1:58 pm

    I used to have a teacher in university who did this but he was more into making his body look like a tree. Kind of dumb. But what this girl is pretty cool. It’s like she’s actually telling a story with her movements.

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    • Wade Shepard March 6, 2019, 2:02 pm

      What was he teaching you?

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