Pipe Dreams

Lebanon, 2011, Colour, 7 min

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Two moments in the history of contemporary Syria that echo the situation across all Arab countries: a memorable phone call between Syrian cosmonaut Muhammed Faris and late Syrian president Hafez al-Assad, and the removal of a statue of al-Assad by today’s Syrian government to prevent its destruction by demonstrators.

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Born in Beirut in 1976, Ali Cherri is a Paris-based visual artist and filmmaker whose works have been exhibited at galleries around the word, and screened at film festivals in Edinburgh, Rotterdam and Toronto. His films include ‘Un cercle autour du soleil’ (2005), ‘Untitled’ (2006) and ‘You’ (2008).
Berlinale 2012. Rotterdam IFF 2013. FID Marseille 2012.

Gallerie Imane Farès

41 rue Mazarine

75006 Paris, France

+33 1 46 33 13 13
contact@imanefares.com

Screening

22.08, 16:00, Kino Europa Indoor

Category

Riots, Revolutions and Reminiscences: Spotlight on the Arab World

Director

Ali Cherri

Producer

Imane Farès

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