OMNI TELEVISION RAISES NEW QUESTIONS ABOUT IDENTITY TRANSFORMATION WITH THE ENGLISH PREMIERE OF THE DOCUMENTARY “ONE HEART…TWO HOMES”
OMNI Television examines the multilayered complexity of belonging to two homelands, Canada & Lebanon. “One Heart Two Homes” is a documentary that starts with a simple question: “Where do you come from?” and then delves into identity challenges that immigrants face.
“One Heart Two Homes” explores how multicultural identity shapes the lives of five well known Canadians of Lebanese origin. Patron of the Arts Salah Bachir, President of Cineplex Media; Senator Pierre DeBanne, a politician with more than 44 years dedicated to public service; May Abou Saab, a Radio Canada International journalist; Mohammed Fakih, CEO of Paramount Fine Foods; and Omar Moualem, writer and rapper. Discover how these influential people in different Canadian scenes deal with this multifaceted dilemma.
Through this intriguing and heart touching documentary, these personalities share their thoughts and feelings…and before realizing it, viewers may find a reflection of their own identity struggles in these stories. This documentary shows us how Lebanese roots affect the way these Canadians express themselves in their day today life. Their evolution and transformation offer new perspectives on the meaning of belonging.
“One Heart Two Homes” is written by Ahmad Marouf, winner of the Rainbow Caterpillar Award, with original music by pianist and composer John Kameel Farah. This documentary is produced and directed by award winning documentary filmmaker Gaby Andraos.
OMNI 2 ONTARIO:
ENGLISH PREMIERE: June 2nd at 7pm
ARABIC PREMIERE: June 9th at 7pm
ENGLISH PREMIERE: June 2nd at 9pm
ARABIC PREMIERE: June 9th at 9pm
ENGLISH PREMIERE: June 2nd at 8pm
ARABIC PREMIERE: June 9th at 8pm