Ghassan Halwani

Ghassan Halwani

Director, Lebanon

Presentation

Ghassan Halwani lives and works in Beirut. After making the short animated film Jibraltar (2005), he was mainly involved in collaborations with Lebanese and Arab filmmakers, playwrights, contemporary artists, publishers, and musicians. His contributions include a short animated film that concludes Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige’s The Lebanese Rocket Society (2012). Alongside his artistic engagement, Halwani is working on the creation of a national archive dedicated to records of enforced disappearances in Lebanon, and conducting research for a film about the regulation of land and property in Lebanon. Erased, Ascent of the Invisible (2018) is his first feature-length film.

Selected Filmography

2005 : Gibraltar

2018 : Erased, Ascent of the Invisible