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“This Place Doesn’t Exist Anymore”: Food and Memory Among Syrian Refugees

This film explores the life of a young Syrian man, who after immigrating to France, uses food as a vehicle for personal reflection and as a means to consider his home country’s stance within the world.

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Film Title: “This Place Doesn’t Exist Anymore”: Food and Memory Among Syrian Refugees

Filmmaker(s): Beth Grannis

Interviewee: Saad Haki

Madeleine: Rice with Peas (Riz Bil Bazalia)

Places evoked: France and Syria

Filmmaking location(s): France

Educational context: Food, Culture and Communication (2017), taught by Professor Christy Shields, AUP

Film Title: Food is Love

Filmmaker(s): Elizabeth McGhee

Interviewee: Jonté Bouchard

Madeleine: Pimento Cheese

Places evoked: France and Tennessee

Filmmaking location(s): France

Educational context: The Anthropology of Food and Taste (2018), taught by Professor Christy Shields, AUP

Film Title: Adele’s Madeleine

Filmmaker(s): Adele & Hicham

Interviewee: Adele

Madeleine: Gooseberry Pie

Places evoked: Countryside, France

Filmmaking location(s): France

Educational context: Food with Borders (2017), Maurice Ravel Cité Scolaire and AUP

Film Title: Alex’s Madeleine

Filmmaker(s): Alex & Olivier

Interviewee: Alex

Madeleine: Wednesday Meals

Places evoked: France

Filmmaking location(s): France

Educational context: Food with Borders (2017, Maurice Ravel Cité Scolaire and AUP

Film Title: Maxwell’s Madeleine

Filmmaker(s): Adam

Interviewee: Maxwell

Madeleine: English Pancakes

Places evoked: France

Filmmaking location(s): France

Educational context: Food with Borders (2017), Maurice Ravel Cité Scolaire and AUP

Film Title: Zoé's Madeleine

Filmmaker(s): Zoe & Alyah

Interviewee: Zoé

Madeleine: Gnocchi

Places evoked: Italy

Filmmaking location(s): France