Author: Tamara Saade
The displayed photographs and captions at the exhibition, which is being held in Beit Beirut, offer a representation of the civil war and what remains of it through the lenses of both amateur and professional Lebanese photographers.
“If we lower the gender-gap by 25 percent, there would be an economic empowerment of 5.8 trillion of the global economy”
Megaphone provides “an alternative way of commenting, and analyzing news through fact-checking and in-depth analysis”, especially of topics avoided in the mainstream media, such as LGBTQ+ issues.
With its “women empowerment” theme, the aim of this festival is to shed light on women in front of and behind the camera lens, as well as those who envision strong female characters.