SKIES OF LEBANON

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Showings

Ped Mall -Scene 1 Fri, Aug 26 12:00 AM
Ped Mall -Scene 1 Fri, Aug 26 4:30 PM
Ped Mall -The Screening Room Fri, Aug 26 8:30 PM
Ped Mall -Scene 1 Sat, Aug 27 1:30 PM
Ped Mall -Scene 1 Sat, Aug 27 4:00 PM
Ped Mall -The Screening Room Sat, Aug 27 6:45 PM
Ped Mall -Scene 1 Sun, Aug 28 1:30 PM
Ped Mall -The Screening Room Sun, Aug 28 4:30 PM
Ped Mall -The Screening Room Sun, Aug 28 6:45 PM
Ped Mall -Scene 1 Mon, Aug 29 4:00 PM
Ped Mall -Scene 1 Mon, Aug 29 6:30 PM
Ped Mall -The Screening Room Tue, Aug 30 4:00 PM
Ped Mall -The Screening Room Tue, Aug 30 6:30 PM
Ped Mall -The Screening Room Wed, Aug 31 4:00 PM
Ped Mall -The Screening Room Thu, Sep 1 6:30 PM
Series Info
Series:New Release Films
Reel Representation
Film Info
Rating:Not Rated
Runtime:92 minutes
Director:Chloé Mazlo
Year Released:2020
Production Country:France
Language:French
Arabic
Italian

Description

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Mondays at FilmScene are Mindful, every showtime will have limited capacity, distanced seating, and masks required in accordance with our  Wellness Check guidelines.

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"Like a series of family pictures detailing a travel through time to a paradise found before it is lost."—Fabien Lemercier, Cineuropa

"Charmingly artistic tale of love and war in Lebanon."—Jonny Sweet, The Wee Review

A poetic blending of the personal and political, Skies of Lebanon combines live action with animation to create a vivid picture of Lebanon, inspired by the family history of filmmaker Chloe´ Mazlo. Using stories told to her by her grandmother of life during the Lebanese Civil War, Mazlo crafts a touching and heart-breaking story of love during wartime.Alba Rohrwacher (Happy as Lazzaro) plays Alice, a Swiss woman who moved to Beirut in the 1950s and falls in love with a Lebanese man. Wajdi Mouawad (author of the play Incendies, which was the source material for Denis Villeneuve's 2010 film) plays Joseph, an astrophysicist with dreams of sending his fellow citizens into space, and the object of Alice's affection. Joseph and Alice appear to lead the perfect life until their bliss is ripped apart by the civil war and nothing will be the same again.

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