30.09. - 09.10.2021

74 (The Reconstitution of a Struggle) Lebanon 2012 | 100 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour and B&W | FF 2013

Raed Rafei

Raed El Rafei (*1977) studied journalism at the American University in Beirut, has worked for the Los Angeles Times and since 2008 been active for the Institute for War and Peace Reporting.

Rania Rafei

Rania Rafei (*1979) studied film at the academy of arts in Beirut and has conceived video installations and made several documentary films, including for Al Jazeera.

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In 1974, students in Beirut demonstrated against a rise in education fees and for 37 days occupied the university offices. The Lebanese student revolt is the starting point of this impressive film on the core values of democracy and revolution. Along with an extremely accurate reenactment, it includes theatre improvisations in which political activists of today interpret the actions of the student leaders of '74. The simplicity of composition allows the audience a clear view of the debates and the passionate, intelligent and sometimes gruelling turns they take when they lose themselves in ideological isms. How does one change the world? This question was never more important than it is today.

Screening on 27.09. in attendance of:
Rania Rafei (Director), Raed Rafei (Director)
Original title: 74 (Istiaadat Nidal)
Film type: Hybrid
Original language: Arabic
Section: Agenda 13
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Rania Rafei, Raed Rafei
Screenplay: Rania Rafei, Raed Rafei
Cast: Nassim Arabi, Nizar Sleiman, Rita Hedroj, Assaad Thebian, Yosser El Chami alias Molotov
Producer: Jinane Dagher, Sabine Sidawi
Director of Photography: Nadim Saoma
Production Design: Nanou Ghanem
Editor: Rania Rafei
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
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Production: Orjouane Productions


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