Volunteers are working to restore the old theatre, closed for more than two decades, before August’s grand reopening.
Stephanie d'Arc Taylor
Theeb, a ‘Bedouin Western’ that has enjoyed international acclaim, is nominated for best foreign language film of 2015.
Despite significant challenges, startups are making progress in Lebanon’s impoverished second city.
Proximity of hardline Islamist fighters has many hoping for a Syrian government war win.
Even moderates back group with hard-line fighters despite radical ideology in absence of Western help to topple Assad.