In the Heart a Swallow

Rima Samman  |  AFAC Documentary Program  |  2019  |  Lebanon
Seeking to know her family’s history, a young woman undertakes to question her mother about her origins. At first plausible, the stories told by the mother become gradually improbable and bizarre. Doubtful, the girl disputes them, questioning the mother about the meaning of passing on to her a fantasized collective memory.