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19TH edition 11 TO 19 NOVEMBER 2022

In Fields of Words: Conversations with Samar Yazbek (Le Champ des mots : conversations avec Samar Yazbek / As-sahel al-mumtani)

Rania Stephan

Lebanon

Director's Biography

Rania Stephan was born in Beirut. Anchored in the turbulent reality of her home country, her documentary work brings a personal perspective to political events, 2022 SPECIAL SCREENINGS in which encounters are captured on film with compassion and humour. Her debut feature-length film, The Three Disappearances of Soad Hosni (2011), considered a modern classic, is internationally acclaimed and has won numerous prizes. In Fields of Words: Conversations with Samar Yazbek (2022) won the Best Film Award at the Villa Medici Film Festival.

2022
70
Arabic
Tue 15 / 19h30 / Musée YSL
Thu 17 / 22h00 / Musée YSL

In the presence of the film crew

This filmic dialogue between Syrian writer-in-exile Samar Yazbek and the f ilmmaker asks vital questions about cinema and literature in the face of war, death and violence. Weaving together a variety of visual and sonic elements, the film explores the writer’s work with her own tools: words. A pertinent poetic and political testimony of our troubled times.
Director : Rania Stephan
Screenwriter : Stephan
Cinematographer : Rania Stephan
Editor : Rania Stephan
Sound : Rania Stephan
With Samar Yazbek
Production Company : Joun Films Beirut

Pays

Lebanon

année

2022

durée

70

langue

Arabic