Category Archives: Cinema

Shifting Polarities: the VHS Tape in Film (Autumn 2016)

Shifting Polarities: the VHS Tape in Film is a series of screenings & discussions on the presence of the Video Tape in narrative cinema, presented by Vartan Avakian in collaboration with Dawawine. The series runs parallel to Avakian’s seminar on … Continue reading

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SYNAPSES 0 program from 17.07 to 31.07

SYNAPSES 0  is the first edition of a program made with the willingness and obstinacy to occupy Dawawine’s rooms and minds. During two weeks we will be putting the 2nd floor to good use after long periods of useless and useful considerations. … Continue reading

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الوسيط السمعي ـبصري كعامل سرديّ

بالعودة الى أولى سنوات السينما، نرى أن تأريخ هذه الفترة انشغل بمعظمه في البحث عن محطّات تطوير “اللغة السينمائية”. وبغضّ النظر عن إشكاليات التأريخ وما يسمّى “تطوّر” أو “لغة سينمائية”، نلاحظ أنّ معظم المؤرّخين طرحوا معياراً واضحاً في تأريخهم: إكتشاف … Continue reading

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WHEN THE VOICE TAKES ON A BODY عندما يتّخِذُ الصوتُ جسداً

تقديم بحث للفنّان علي شرّي، الجمعة في ١٥ نيسان، الساعة ٨ م. Presentation by Ali Cherri , Friday 15th, 8 p.m يسرّنا في دواوين أن نستضيف تقديم بحث للفنّان علي شرّي، من ضمن برامج السينما المقبلة في دواوين، ومن ضمن مختارات … Continue reading

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SCREENWRITING WORKSHOP WITH MAY KASSEM (10 sessions)

SCREENWRITING WORKSHOP with May Kassem Sept. 8th – Oct. 11th 2016  Main Language of instruction: English (Instructor is fluent in French and Arabic as well) “Having developed a special screenwriting instructional method, I am eager to work with students and professionals interested in … Continue reading

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SUPER 8 days with Chantal Partamian open to public

2015 marked 50 years of the super 8mm. Super 8 film is a magical medium; it seems to be infused with layers of emotions and some kind of transcendental power. It is a limited medium, one that was mostly used for … Continue reading

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Raed Yassin: screenings and conversation with Vartan Avakian and Rami Sabbagh

The AIF, in collaboration with Dawawine, presents an evening of early to recent short films by Raed Yassin,  followed by a conversation between the artists, Vartan Avakian and Rami Sabbagh.   This event will be followed by an artist talk, ‘Archive as … Continue reading

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Le cinéma chorégraphiquement

Si l’on regarde le cinéma à travers le prisme de la danse, on aperçoit des intentions dans les détails des corps, ce que provoquent leurs présences au-delà de leur parole et de leurs actes, on s’attache à leurs façons d’être, … Continue reading

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FALLEN ANGELS, GRACIOUS DEMONS // The films of Philippe Grandrieux

SEE BELLOW FOR FRENCH- FRANÇAIS PLUS BAS All three fiction works by french director Philippe Grandrieux will be screened at Dawawine. Philippe Grandrieux crafts films that vibrate with the plundered contents of dreams from which there appears no escape. Like a … Continue reading

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DOCUMENT, DOCUMENTATION AND DOCUMENTARY METHODS

The artists and professors of the post-graduate program Document and Contemporary Art, an initiative of the European School of Visual Art, will be passing by Beirut following their inquiry on the function of the document and the archive in contemporary … Continue reading

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