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The Dream Machine

The Dream Machine

The Dream Machine
Beirut’s First Audio-Visual Festival

Organised by Irtijal and the Beirut Art Center in partnership with Metropolis Art Cinema and the European Film Festival

December 9, 8pm
Closing of the European Film Festival / Opening of The Dream Machine.

- Jean Epstein’s “La Chute de la Maison Usher” (1928)
Live music by Scrambled Eggs + Cynthia Zaven. Separately they have composed music for moviemakers such as Ghassan Salhab & Joanna Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige. They now join forces to revisit this classic adaption of an Edgar Allan Poe story.

December 12, 7pm

Documentary screenings / Q & A
Nadim Mechlaoui presents
Special screening program and debate around contemporary music creation with Nadim Mechlaoui presented and moderated by Nadim Mechlaoui
7pm: “Listen” (2004) by Miroslav Sebetnik w/John Cage, Iannis Xenakis…
9:30pm: “Noise” (2007) by Henry Bean w/Tim Robbins, William Hurt
11:00pm: Q & A w/ Nadim Mechlaoui, Rana Eid, Hisham Awad

Tickets: Day’s Pass 10.000 LBP
At Metropolis Empire Sofil
01 20 40 80