We gathered some of the young talents from Burj el Barajneh (one of the Palestinian refugee camps in Beirut) to collaborate on some art pieces with us. Their fantasy worlds seems to be drawn towards animals in the forest and aliens from outer space, which is surprisingly close to the images that is constantly being screened in our own mental theater.... [more]
Every Saturday we volunteer with Lina at the Burj El Barajnhe Camp, South of Beirut. This day we meet our old friend Em Nasif who has just been robbed. And we take a look at the incredible electrical system, before we play with the kids.... [more]
Last Saturday, December 24, we went back to the refugee camp with Lina to throw a little party for the kids. It’s been a while since we got an acting job, so we were very excited about performing for the children.
Since there was no script, we had to improvise (dogme), which was a new experience to us. (Correction: Matias actually had a role in the Norwegian movie “Engelen” in 2009, where he had to improvise).
Jørgen turned out to be “Zariaa Khodra” (Big Plant), while Matias was performing a new character named “Ali Akhtar” (Ali Green). If the kids liked us half as much as we liked them, we would say that the party was a huge success!... [more]
We went back to the refugee camp with super cute Lina to finish the wall we started painting a couple of weeks ago. It’s hard not to get engaged with her projects, seeing the enthusiasm she has in helping. We’re i love with her joy <3
She is also going to organize Christmas for the children in the camp. So, if you have anything that you would like to donate, we are sure that Lina will find a happy receiver for you. See her blog for more information.... [more]
We are a bit like Angelina Jolie, that likes to help out the less fortunate, using her fame to create awareness about the causes that she’s fighting for. And since it was “world volunteer day” this week, we went with our friend Lina to Borj El Barajneh, one of the many palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon. Here, 20 000 people are squeezed into one square kilometer. In this chaotic neighborhood the kids here don’t have much, and need all the help they can get. Lina has been working there for some time, developing a playground on a rooftop for the kids, among many other things. We painted a wall. Now it’s white. Check out Lina’s blog if you want to read more about her projects, and help her out with the kids.... [more]