Erased, __Ascent of the Invisible with director Ghassan Halwani in person

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STARR · RHINEBECK

Thursday, September 29 4:00p Free screening!

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The Lebanese artist Ghassan Halwani investigates a troubling history: the kidnapping and disappearance of political opponents to the military regime. Starting with the story of a man who, perhaps, has resurfaced, Halwani travels Beirut, revealing erasure and reappearances throughout the city in ingenious and deeply affecting ways. (Lebanon, 2018, 74m)

“Makes us acutely aware of what erasure can entail, politically and philosophically, and what it might mean to attempt to counteract its effects.” –Film Comment

Underwritten by Bard College’s Center for Human Rights & the Arts