Khamkham and Renno collaborated with Basmeh & Zeitooneh and Shatila’s Arts & Culture Center in four-week film works. The Daily Star / Hasan Shaaban
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Up onstage, above a crowded street in Shatila, a queen sits on a brown plastic chair, waiting for the witch to come.Khamkham and Renno took the children's stories and adapted them for the final script. Eleven-year-old Kamel is proud because he came up with the idea of the fisherman who finds the gold and the queen who demands it. He also likes the changes Renno and Khamkham made. Renno and Khamkham smile when they hear about Kamel's plans.Both Khamkham and Renno, who is Lebanese, grew up in France.Khamkham, who studied at France's CineFabrique film academy, initiated the workshop concept.All the children in the film workshop are also enrolled in Basmeh & Zeitooneh's learning center, an educational program fostering 1,300 children in Shatila and Bekaa.
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