Documentary 'Soufra' Screened At The Vatican With Thomas Morgan, Mariam Shaar And Susan Sarandon In Final Days Of The 2018 Laudato si' Challenge

(Courtesy of Soufra Film, L to R: Eric Harr, Susan Sarandon, Mariam Shaar, Thomas Morgan)

(Courtesy of Soufra Film, L to R: Eric Harr, Susan Sarandon, Mariam Shaar, Thomas Morgan)

Soufra, an inspirational documentary about social entrepreneur Mariam Shaar, who overcame the limitations imposed from a life in an impoverished refugee camp to successfully launch a thriving catering company, screened at the Pontifical Orientale Institute at The Vatican on December 5th. The film, directed by Thomas Morgan and executive produced by Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon, showed during the final part of the 2018 Laudato si' Challenge and was joined by Morgan, Sarandon and the film's subject Mariam Shaar, who opened the summit. The three-day challenge in Vatican City and Rome welcomed leaders from all sectors (public, private and faith) to come together and seek a way to sustainably improve the lives of 10 million people who have been forced out of their homes.

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