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Omar Amiralay and Mohammad Soueid

June 17, 2009 8:00 pm

On the occasion of the exhibition the road to peace: paintings in times of war, 1975-1991, which presents several artistic experiences related to the traumatisms of the Lebanese civil war produced by Lebanese artists, BAC has programmed a series of events reflecting on the war and providing a platform for discussion on this subject.

The program includes films produced during the time of war:

8 pm: the misfortunes of some
Omar Amiralay

A documentary where the lived quotidian of the civil war is staged with a tragi-comic tone to reflect on the collective madness.
1982. Color. 52’. Arabic with French & English subtitles

9.15 pm: absence
Mohammad Soueid

A film that reflects on death and loss through the testimonies of four persons.
1990. color. 45’. Arabic with English subtitles

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director.