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Hostage: The Bachar Tapes

Directed by Walid Raad, Souheil Bachar
United States, Lebanon, 2001
Documentary, Avant-Garde, Short

Synopsis

Hostage: The Bachar Tapes is an experimental documentary about “The Western Hostage Crisis.” The crisis refers to the abduction and detention of Westerners like Terry Anderson, and Terry Waite in Lebanon in the 80s and early 90s by “Islamic militants”.

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Hostage: The Bachar Tapes Directed by Walid Raad, Souheil Bachar

Awards & Festivals

Oberhausen International Short Film Festival

2001 | Prize of the Ministry for Development, Culture and Sports - Honorable Mention

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