ERASED, ASCENT OF THE INVISIBLE (2018)

76 min - Documentary
Synopsis:

Ghassan Halwani tries to investigate the history of thousands of people who went missing during the Lebanese Civil War. He traces their still-present absence in the lives of their loved ones.

Director: Ghassan Halwani
Writer: Ghassan Halwani
Country: Lebanon
Production: Ghassan Halwani

Funds:

AFAC (Arab Fund for Arts and Culture)

Awards / Nominations:

Special Mention, First Feature | 71st Locarno Film Festival

Prix Ulysse Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole Best Documentary | Montpellier Mediterranean Film Festival

Bronze Tanit for the best long documentary |Carthage Film Festival

Fathy Farag Prize for Best Artistic Contribution | International Film Critics’ Week at the 40th Cairo International Film Festival Best Film - Laceno d'Oro

Special Mention, International Competition | Transcinema Festival Internacional de Cine


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