May 2012, as the unrest in Syria begins to pass the point of no return, a group of Syrians who settled in Beirut years before the uprising, come to terms with the idea that they may never go back.

The gang of scooter boys who zip around Tarek el Jdeedah in Beirut don't heed the lines and borders their parents respect in the daytime. At night, on their scooters, they ride where they want and redraw the map of the city,