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archives 2019 cinema

Rana Eid’s Panoptic: Acoustic Echoes and Resonant Soundscapes 

“Eid’s personal plight, composed as an epistolary address to her deceased father, is entangled with more general symptoms of public paralysis,” writes Saadi Nikro

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archives 2018 cinema

Sleepless Nights: Confessing Without The Confession

“We hear many of these stories in the documentary, stories that exemplify Lebanon’s extraordinary tendency to defy whatever would seem to be in its own self-interest”

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archives 2018 cinema

The New Battles of Lebanese Cinema

“Clichés have thick skin. During a projection of my short film last year in Brussels, a woman came to me to tell me that she likes my film but that there wasn’t ‘enough war'”.

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archives 2018 cinema

In Conversation with Mounia Akl, Director of ‘Submarine’

In conversation with the director of ‘Submarine’ (2016), Mounia Akl

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archives 2018 cinema

In Conversation with Ely Dagher, Director of ‘Waves ’98’

In conversation with the Palme D’Or-winning director of ‘Waves ’98’, Ely Dagher