Sunday, May 3, 2009

[Yasmin_announcements] art related news...

Beirut, Lebanon

"Video Works 2009"
Location: Empire Sofil, Achrafieh
Dates: May 27 – 28, 2009,
Time slot for the video screenings will follow.
Ashkal Alwan is proud to launch 7 new video productions by emerging Lebanese artists as part of Video Works project, 2009. Video Works is an annual production grant established to build a sustained support structure for video productions in Lebanon.
"Once Upon a Sidewalk" by Gheith Al Amine
"I've Heard 3 Stories" by Marwa Arsanios;
"Everyday Madonna" by Nadim Asfar;
"Video 1" by Carine Doumit;
"Come As I Rise" by Kinda Hassan;
"The Ghost" (provisional title) by Mark Khalife;
"Of Lilies, Ashes, and Marionettes The Tale of a Misfortunate Clown" by Lama Sawaya.
Video Works project 2009 is produced by Ashkal Alwan with the support of the Heinrich Böll Foundation.
Beirut, Lebanon
"Histoire(s) du Cinéma" by Jean-Luc Godard
Location: Beirut Art Center, Jisr El Wati - Off Corniche an Nahr, Building 13, Street 97
Date: May 13, 2009, 7 pm.
Histoire(s) du Cinéma – is a TV series or video essay – by Jean-Luc Godard from 1988 to 1998. The work is divided into four chapters with two parts each, including an extended essay on cinema by means of cinema; a history of the cinema, and history interpreted by the cinema; a homage, a critique and an anecdotal autobiography, illuminated by Jean-Luc Godard's encyclopedic wit.

Beirut, Lebanon
"Rolling" / ____ - Documentary Film Festival
Location: Metropolis Art Cinema, Empire Sofil, Achrafieh
Dates: May 8-10, 2009
The IESAV - U.S.J (Institute for Scenic and Audio-Visual Studies of Saint Joseph University, Beirut), in partnership with Metropolis Cinema, presents a documentary film festival that includes student film screenings, meetings with professionals, round table discussions, debates and master classes. The festival opens with the film: Hayda Lubnan (This is Lebanon.) by Eliane Raheb.
Cairo, Egypt
"100 - Live Electronic Music Festival"
Location, Rawabit Theater, 3 Hussein el Ma'amar str, off Mahmoud Basiony str., Downtown
Dates: May 7- 9, 2009
Artists: Adham Hafez; Hala Abu Shady and Hend El Kolaly; Maurice Louca;Sherif el Azma; Pole; Telepoetic; Magdi Mostafa; Kareem Lotfy; Iqbit; Bikya; Ahmed Basiony; Hassan Khan, Omar Rafaat; Ramsi Lehner; Nermine el Ansari and Misunderstanding pixels.

Calls for Submissions
Marseille, France
22nd Festival Les Instants Vidéo
Location: L'Association des Instants Vidéo Numériques et poétiques, Marseille
Dates: November 2009
Deadline: June 21, 2009
The 22nd Instants Vidéo Nomades is an event dedicated to the electronic and media arts.
Every year the festival presents an international program of video art, experimental documentaries, video installations, artists' CD-ROM, performances, poetry, conferences and public debates.

source of info:
Association: Ashkal Alwan
Phoenicia Sreet, Saab Bldg. #2, 4th Floor, Beirut, Lebanon

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