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by Khalil Joreige, Joana Hadjithomas


From 1960 to 1966, a space project was undertaken in Lebanon. Several rockets, which became larger and more powerful with time, were launched from the hills surrounding Beirut by a group of scientists, university students and army experts. This group, led by Manoug Manougian, was called: The Lebanese Rocket Society.

international title: Lebanese Rocket Society
original title: Lebanese Rocket Society
country: Lebanon, France, Qatar, Saudi Arabia
sales agent: UDI - Urban Distribution International
year: 2012
genre: documentary
directed by: Khalil Joreige, Joana Hadjithomas
film run: 93'
cast: Manoug Manougian, Harry Koundakjian, Pierre Mourad, Youssef Wehbé, Joseph Sfeir
cinematography by: Jeanne Lapoirie
film editing: Tina Baz
music: Nadim Mishlawi
producer: Georges Schoucair, Edouard Mauriat, Fares Ladjmi, Abbout Productions/Lebanon
production: Mille et Une Productions
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