What Is Buried Must Remain

Portland Premiere
Directed by Elias Matar
Written by Elias Matar, Edward E. Romero, Hamza Alzahab, Israa Samman
Starring Ahmad Alrefai, Hamza Alzahab, Asma Jumaa, Hassan Alkhlefe
2022 | 94 mins | Lebanon | Arabic | English subtitles
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Set in Lebanon, What Is Buried Must Remain is a modern ghost story with ancient roots. When three young filmmakers set out to make a documentary about a French industrialist, accused of murdering his family, they are confronted by supernatural forces engaged in a war for the very soul of the land.