23rd Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
A film palimpsest in which words as well as images and emotions are written and rewritten on a cinematic parchment. A heartfelt commentary on the troubled history of Lebanon in verses composed personally by the director as well as Anna Achmatov, Paul Celan, and Pier Paolo Pasolini.
Ghassan Salhab (1958) was born in Senegal; he and his parents moved to Lebanon in 1970. He studied film in Paris and at home in Lebanon he works as a film instructor. He has directed a number of feature films.
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