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joana hadjithomas and khalil joreige

joana hadjithomas and khalil joreige are filmmakers and artists. together, they have directed documentaries such as khiam 2000-2007 and el film el mafkoud (the lost film), and feature films such as al bayt el zaher (1999) and a perfect day (2005). their last feature film je veux voir (i want to see), starring catherine deneuve and rabih mroué, premiered at cannes film festival in 2008 and was selected for the prix du film singulier by the french syndicat de la critique. their films have been enthusiastically received, won awards in many international festivals and been released in many countries. together, they have created numerous photographic installations including: faceslasting imagesdistracted bulletsthe circle of confusiondon’t walkwar trophieslandscape of khiama faraway souvenir and the multifaceted project wonder beirut. their artwork is shown in important museums and art centers around the world. they presented their most recent project, lebanese rocket society, element for a monument at the sharjah biennial. they are also the authors of numerous publications and university lecturers in lebanon and france. they are members of the board of metropolis cinema and co-founders of abbout productions together with georges schoucair.

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