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Khalil JOREIGE

Khalil JOREIGE

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Biography

Khalil Joreige lives and works with Joana Hadjithomas. Self-taught, they became filmmakers and artists out of necessity in the wake of the Lebanese Civil Wars, inventing singular modes of production that alternate freely between different formats, genres and mediums. Their films have been shown and awarded in the most important international film festivals and their artworks exhibited in museums, biennales and art centers around the world. In 2017 they were awarded the prestigious Marcel-Duchamp prize and are currently in pre-production of their next feature film. Co-founder of Abbout Productions with Georges Schoucair, Khalil Joreige is also a member of the Board of Metropolis Art Cinema, which is currently developing the new cinematheque of Beirut.

Films presented at Cannes

JE VEUX VOIR I WANT TO SEE 2008 Un Certain Regard Director , Script / Dialogue
Jury members
Member - Cinéfondation & Short Films - 2018
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Directors

Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL

Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL

Director, Script Writer
Cătălin MITULESCU

Cătălin MITULESCU

Director, Script Writer, Producer
Gilles MARCHAND

Gilles MARCHAND

Director, Script Writer
Luchino VISCONTI

Luchino VISCONTI

Mark ALBISTON

Mark ALBISTON

Script Writer
Mohammad RASOULOF

Mohammad RASOULOF

Script Writer, Director
Terry GILLIAM

Terry GILLIAM

Director, Actor
Woody ALLEN

Woody ALLEN

Director, Actor
Yasujirô OZU

Yasujirô OZU

Script Writer, Director
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