Khalil Joreige

Khalil Joreige

Lebanon

Biography

Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige are filmmakers and artists who work on fiction films, documentaries, art installations and photography. Their artworks and films have been extensively shown in museums and art centres around the world. They teach film at many universities. Hadjithomas and Joreige are co-founders of the production company Abbout Productions and are on the executive board of Metropolis Art Cinema in Beirut. They have co-directed several award-winning films that have also been distributed around the world. Documentaries include: THE LOST FILM (2003), KHIAM 2000-2007 (2008), THE LEBANESE ROCKET SOCIETY: THE STRANGE TALE OF THE LEBANESE SPACE RACE (2013). Fiction features include: AROUND THE PINK HOUSE (1999), A PERFECT DAY (2005, FIPRESCI Prize at Locarno FF) and I WANT TO SEE (2008, DIFF), which premiered at Cannes.

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