Where are the Arabs? Moma PS1, Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige’s screening on Feb 16, 2014: 12-6pm

 

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The Lebanese Rocket Society
documentary
93 minutes

Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige’s, “The Lebanese Rocket Society, 2012” winner of the Best Documentary Feature Film at the 2012 Doha Tribeca Film Festival will be shown as part of Where are the Arabs? on February 16, 2014 at MoMA PS1.

In the early 60′s, during the cold war and the apex of Pan Arabism, a group of utopian students and researchers enters the race to space and create the Lebanese Rocket Society. Sometimes, dreams can overtake a tormented history… 

 

 

 

 

Screen Shot 2014-02-04 at 5.05.41 PMWhere are the Arabs?
Sunday, February 16, 2014
12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
MoMA PS1 – VW Dome

Where are the Arabs? presents a range of artistic responses to the different socioeconomic and political situations throughout Arab cities today. Organized by Sharjah Art Foundation, the program features films by Joanna Hadjithomas and Khalil JoreigeSimone FattalRania StephanSamah HijawiMario RizziJem Cohen and Luc SanteBasma Al Sharif and Jayce Salloum among many others.