Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige

Joana Hadjithomas et Khalil Joreige, directors, photographers and artists...

Meeting with Joana Hadjithomas, Khalil Joreige and Émilie Deleuze

Acclaimed internationally for their artworks in filmmaking, mainly documentary films, photography and visual arts, the duo of Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige has constantly worked on the themes of memory, history and images. invited for the « month of documentary Films », an initiative of the association of research Cinema theaters in Île-de-France, they will be present at the Festival for an original dialogue with Émilie deleuze

Monday november 18th at the cinema le Cyrano (Montgeron) 

6:30pm > Screening of Peau neuve directed by Émilie Deleuze 

8:15pm > Meeting animated by Quentin Mével (Acrif) 

9:15pm > Screening of The Lebanese Rocket Society directed by Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige


Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige collaborate as filmmakers and artists. For the last 15 years, they 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. Their feature film, Je Veux Voir (I Want to See), starring Catherine Deneuve, premiered at the Cannes film festival in 2008. They have created numerous photographic installations, and artworks that have been shown in differents museums, such as Musée d’art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; FNAC; the Guggenheim, New York; the Centre Georges Pompidou, France. In 2012 they presented their feature documentary The Lebanese Rocket Society, a strange tale of the Lebanese space race and a series of artistic installations around the space project of the 60's.

...invite Emilie Deleuze

French director, Émilie Deleuze was born in 1964. She is the daughter of philosopher Gilles Deleuze. After her first short film, A weak man, in 1984, she studied at the fémis. In 1994, she directed a TV film, produced by Arte channel, entitled L’incruste, the second to last of the series All boys and girls of their age, which will give her recognition. In 1999, she directed her first feature film, New skin, and in 2003, her second feature, Mister V., which was nominated at the Locarno’s Festival and at the 5th Festival du cinéma européen en Essonne. Émilie Deleuze has also directed several short films. In 2013, she directed another film produced by Arte channel, Everthing is allowed, a comedy with Marcial Di Fonzo Bo, Catherine Jacob and Judith Chemla.




The Lebanese Rocket Society directed by Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige



Peau neuve directed by Émilie Deleuze