DI/VISIONS. Culture and Politics of the Middle East

2007—2008

The House of World Cultures as a multidimensional documentation platform, projection screen and sounding board: intellectuals, actors from diverse fields, artists and film-makers from the Middle East illuminate the context in which the current situation with its ‘Divisions’ and exclusion has arisen and show new ways out of the crisis.

To project

Video – 0:26:42

Mona Abaza "Changing Cosumer Cultures of Modern Egypt. Cairo's urban reshaping"

DI/VISIONS. Culture and Politics of the Middle East Talks, Discussions, Screenings. A project by Catherine David. 2007, Dec 08, Sat — 2008, Jan 13, Sun

Video – 0:28:46

Hala al Abdallah: "Cultural Resistance. Documentary cinema and contemporary Syria"

DI/VISIONS. Culture and Politics of the Middle East Talks, Discussions, Screenings. A project by Catherine David. 2007, Dec 08, Sat — 2008, Jan 13, Sun

Video – 0:21:17

Safaa Fahty "Symbolic and Political power in contemporary Egypt"

DI/VISIONS. Culture and Politics of the Middle East Talks, Discussions, Screenings. A project by Catherine David. 2007, Dec 08, Sat — 2008, Jan 13, Sun

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Saadi Youssef "On Poetry and Occupied"

DI/VISIONS. Culture and Politics of the Middle East Talks, Discussions, Screenings. A project by Catherine David. 2007, Dec 08, Sat — 2008, Jan 13, Sun

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Nabil Abdel Fattah: "Egypt after Mubarak"

DI/VISIONS. Culture and Politics of the Middle East Talks, Discussions, Screenings. A project by Catherine David. 2007, Dec 08, Sat — 2008, Jan 13, Sun

Video – 0:28:36

Yassin al Haj Saleh: "An analysis of contemporary Syria"

DI/VISIONS. Culture and Politics of the Middle East Talks, Discussions, Screenings. A project by Catherine David. 2007, Dec 08, Sat — 2008, Jan 13, Sun

Video – 0:30:40

Sinan Antoon: "Iraq: Di/Visions of War"

DI/VISIONS. Culture and Politics of the Middle East Talks, Discussions, Screenings. A project by Catherine David. 2007, Dec 08, Sat — 2008, Jan 13, Sun

Video – 0:30:49

Omar Amiralay: "Documentary, history and memory"

´DI/VISIONS. Kultur und Politik im Nahen Osten Stimmen, Gespräche, Projektionen. Ein Programm von Catherine David. Sa, 08. Dezember 2007 — So, 13. Januar 2008

Video – 0:24:32

Kadhim Jihad Hassan: "La part de l'étranger - Modern arab poerty and thinking"

DI/VISIONS. Culture and Politics of the Middle East Talks, Discussions, Screenings. A project by Catherine David. 2007, Dec 08, Sat — 2008, Jan 13, Sun

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Etel Adnan: "In the Heart of the Heart of Another Country - The Life and Work of a Poet"

DI/VISIONS. Culture and Politics of the Middle East Talks, Discussions, Screenings. A project by Catherine David. 2007, Dec 08, Sat — 2008, Jan 13, Sun

Video – 0:47:34

Amnon Raz-Krakotzkin: "Binationalism and the critique of Zionism"

DI/VISIONS. Culture and Politics of the Middle East Talks, Discussions, Screenings. A project by Catherine David. 2007, Dec 08, Sat — 2008, Jan 13, Sun

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Samia Mehrez: "Egypt's culture wars: Politics and Practice"

DI/VISIONS. Culture and Politics of the Middle East Talks, Discussions, Screenings. A project by Catherine David. 2007, Dec 08, Sat — 2008, Jan 13, Sun

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Rabih Mroué: "Who Is Afraid of Representation? - Making Theater in Beirut"

DI/VISIONS. Kultur und Politik im Nahen Osten Stimmen, Gespräche, Projektionen. Ein Programm von Catherine David. Sa, 08. Dezember 2007 — So, 13. Januar 2008