Review: Compelling documentary ‘Diaries from Lebanon’ captures hope and despair on screen

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CHENNAI: A trio including two women and one man are the protagonists of Myriam El-Hajj’s documentary, “Diaries from Lebanon,” which received a fantastic reception at the recent Berlin International Film Festival. Over the span of four years, El-Hajj documents the trials and tribulations of their lives, and she spins their stories into a film of 110 minutes. Tightly knit and passionately narrated, it is a fascinating watch.

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