Lokman Slim

Lokman Slim

Lebanon

Biography

Born in Lebanon, he studied philosophy in Paris. After returning to Lebanon, he founded the Dar al-Jadeed publishing house, where he offered established, controversial and new writers opportunities to engage with the public. Slim is an essayist, humanitarian and leading spokesman for the preservation of Lebanese history and advancement of its culture. Slim began collaborating with Monika Borgmann in 2001 when they co-directed the feature documentary MASSACRE (MASSAKER, 2004). The film was screened at more than sixty international film festivals and was released to the cinema in France and Greece in 2006. Massaker received seven awards, including the Fipresci Prize at the 2005 Berlinale. In 2016, they reunited with TADMOR.

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