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GEOGRAPHIES

Thursday, 17.01.2019 at 7:30pm
The screening is followed by a talk with the director Chaghig Arzoumanian
OV with English subtitles

Film: Geographies
Director: Chaghig Arzoumanian
Lebanon 2015, 72 min.

Nazareth was twelve years old, Lousaper still a newborn, when the Armenian genocide was perpetrated in 1915. The film traces the paths of their solitary peregrination throughout exile; from their village of Burunkişla to Beirut, passing through Cairo, Karantina and an orphanage in Saida before meeting again, years later, around a lunch table in Lebanon where they fell in love and decided to start a family.

Event Guest: Chaghig Arzoumanian
Chaghig Arzoumaniangraduated from the University of Paris VIII holding a double master degree in film direction and valorization of film heritage. Chaghig directed several short movies and a medium feature and published a photo book that scrutinizes the history of the first mental asylum of Lebanon.

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