Ghassan Halwani

  • Ghassan Halwani – Tirss, rihlat alsoo’oud ila almar’i AKA Erased, Ascent of the Invisible (2018)

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    Ghassan Halwani’s debut feature ruminates on the thousands who disappeared during the Lebanese Civil War and their still-present absence in the lives of their loved ones.
    It begins with a disappearance 25 years in the past. In fact, it begins even before that, during a civil war that has ended but whose impact — and absences — continue to be felt. Erased,____ Ascent of the Invisible embraces this layered sense of history’s continual unspooling into the present.Read More »

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