For the last 15 years, the filmmakers and artists Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige have focused on the images, representations and history of their home country Lebanon, and questioned the fabrication of imaginaries in the region and beyond. Together, they have directed documentaries such as 'Khiam 2000–2007' (2008) and 'El Film el Mafkoud' ('The Lost Film') (2003) and feature films such as 'Al Bayt el Zaher' (1999), 'A Perfect Day' (2005) and 'Je Veux Voir' ('I Want to See' - starring Catherine Deneuve and Rabih Mroue). They have created numerous photographic installations that have been shown in museums, biennials and art centers around the world, authored numerous publications, are members of the board of Metropolis Cinema, and co-founded Abbout Productions with Georges Schoucair. They live in Beirut and Paris. (source: www.hadjithomasjoreige.com)
- ° 1969 Beirut, lives and works in Beirut and Paris.