Category Archives: Cinema

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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Book Launch of Bio-Politicizing Cary Grant by Joshua David Gonsalves

Dawawine invites to the Book Launch of Bio-Politicizing Cary Grant by Joshua David Gonsalves published by Zero Books (UK) The book and the author: Bio-Politicizing Cary Grant explicates the ethnic, racial and sexual ambiguity of Cary Grant’s star persona as … Continue reading

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“Oh Kanada!” une sélection de films canadiens présentés par Serge Abiaad | آه كانادا! مجموعة أفلام كنديّة يقدّمها سيرج أبي عاد

Oh kanada! (part 1) | durée totale: 90 min Un programme de films canadiens étranges et pénétrants, hallucinatoires et enivrants, poétiques et lyriques. Onze films choisis par La Distributrice de films, une boite de distribution montréalaise qui accompagne des artisans … Continue reading

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“Noir Afrique”, une sélection de films présentés par Rasha Salti|نوار أفريك”، أفلام تقدّمها رشا سلطي”

Noir Afrique proposes recent films by directors who revisit the noir film genre in singularly thrilling approaches. Alain Gomis, Djo Munga, Joao Viana and Philippe Lacôte are maverick poets who emancipate prevailing stylistic and thematic expectations of African cinema and … Continue reading

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“Le cinéma est son double, le Rock est son double” “هو السينما، هي الرّوك”

“Le cinéma est ce rock sur lequel tant bien que mal nous nous tenons. Debout, oui, semelles battant, d’intenables cadences, ce temps, les yeux fermés de préférence, voir est après tout ce verbe éperdu, plus d’un champ témoigne, plus d’un chant, … Continue reading

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