30.09. - 09.10.2021

Erased,___ Ascent of the Invisible Lebanon 2018 | 76 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour and B&W | FF 2018

rated for 0 + years
ESSAY A film that resembles an archaeological excavation, a city as transient memory store and a crime of which no trace remains. 35 years ago, a man was kidnapped and has not been seen since. 10 years ago, his face reappeared in the streets of Beirut. But was it his face? Several parts were missing, but in the main his features had remained unchanged – and still he seemed not to be the man who disappeared. This experimental essay sets out in search of the thousands who were kidnapped after the civil war in Lebanon and never seen again. It asks questions about the truth of pictures and the existences of victims and perpetrators afterwards.
Original title: Tirss, Rihlat al Sou'oud ila al Mar'i
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: Arabic, English
Section: Veto!
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Ghassan Halawani
Screenplay: Ghassan Halwani
Producer: Ghassan Halwani
Director of Photography: Ghassan Halwani, Inka Dewitz, Carine Doumit, Joan Chaker
Production Design:
Editor: Vartan Avakian
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor: mec film
World Sales: mec film
Contact: Irit Neidhardt, mec film:


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