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Councilman John Akouri, former Washington, DC Press Secretary & Capitol Hill Advisor, is President & CEO of the Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce.

Sunday, August 01, 2010

Award-winning Film 'Raised Alone' Featuring Lebanese American Actor Alex Safi to be Screened at LEBFEST! 2010 Official Closing Ceremonies

SYNOPSIS: Raised Alone is a childhood drama of an accomplished violinist Adam Bandley who lived as a kid in a luxurious mansion, his housekeeper keeps his company, and he has his beloved violin to cherish. Still, feelings of loneliness leave him wishing his father could, just once, make time for him over his demanding job as a broker. Now a gifted violinist, Adam Bandley performs his world- renown solo, providing a glimpse into his youth attempt to make his wish comes true. Sam Kadi's Raised Alone won the Best Short Film Award at the Ferndale Film Festival- September, 2009. Awards Raised Alone has received: Best Michigan Short (Detroit-Windsor International Film Festival), Best In State & Best Dramatic Screenplay (Riverside Saginaw Film Festival, Best Short Film at the Ferndale Film Festival.

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