Erased,__Ascent of the Invisible
aka Tirss, rihlat alsoo'oud ila almar'i
First screened in September 2018
Director: Ghassan Halwani. Mixed-media documentary about an artist's attempts to recover the histories of Lebanese citizens killed or disappeared during the Civil War.

Twitter Capsule: How to represent a disappeared person? Formal questions in rich, humble service to ethical ones.

VOR:   These histories and practices of recovery are better-known in Lebanon than they were to me, but this restlessly imaginative film packs a sad punch.

Photo © 2018 Ghassan Halwani

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

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