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Home Works 8: A Forum on Cultural Practices
Ashkal Alwan is pleased to announce the 8th edition of Home Works: A Forum on Cultural Practices, a multidisciplinary forum taking place across Beirut every three years and featuring group exhibitions and artist projects and commissions; talks, panels, and readings; music, dance, and theatre performances; film and video screenings; and publications.
Art in Another Language – Farhad Ahrarnia
For his first solo exhibition in Beirut, the British-Iranian artist Farhad Ahrarnia is presenting four bodies of work in collaboration with craft makers, from silversmiths to inlaid mosaic makers (Khatamkar) and embroiderers.
Ahrarnia translates historical events, images, monuments and ideas into a visual language, beautifully expressing the complexities of intercultural dialogue and of the writing and interpretation of history.
Natq – Lawrence Abu Hamdan
Lawrence Abu Hamdan Natq August 29, 2019 – January 4, 2020 For his largest presentation to-date, the artist proposes […]
A monthly cycle of films is brought to you by Metro Al Madina and picked by film director Rania Rafei.
Under a Theme for every month, Metro will be screening films from different parts of the world; some are new, some are old and some maybe you’ll never see again.
August’s Theme: “THE EXPERIMENT”
Monday 10th August 2015:
-Diabolique(1996): The wife and mistress of the sadistic dean of an exclusive prep school conspire to murder him.
Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik
Writers: Pierre Boileau (novel), Thomas Narcejac (novel), Henri-Georges Clouzot (screenplay) , Don Roos (screenplay)
Stars: Sharon Stone, Isabelle Adjani, Chazz Palminteri
Monday 17th August 2015:
-The Experiment (2010): 26 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.
Director: Paul Scheuring
Writers: Paul Scheuring (screenplay), Mario Giordano (novel),
Stars: Adrien Brody, Cam Gigandet, Forest Whitaker
Monday 24th August 2015:
لبنان لماذا؟” 1978″
وثائقي عن الحرب الأهلية
إخراج: جورج شمشوم
Monday 31st August 2015:
-Heaven(2002): A woman takes the law into her own hands after police ignore her pleas to arrest the man responsible for her husband’s death, and finds herself not only under arrest for murder but falling in love with an officer.
Director: Tom Tykwer
Writers: Krzysztof Kieslowski , Krzysztof Piesiewicz
Stars: Cate Blanchett, Giovanni Ribisi, Remo Girone
6:30 pm | Free entrance | English subtitles
This event is supported by “Video Chico”
Metro Al Madina
Hamra, Saroulla Building(-2)
Ticketing Phone: +961-76309363 (Mondays to Saturdays: 10 to 9 pm, Sundays: 2 to 9 pm)
Wheelchair access available upon request