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So Little Time by Rabih Mroué
So Little Time by Rabih Mroué
So Little Time by Rabih Mroué
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Rabih Mroué

So Little Time

Part of the festival The Aesthetics of Resistance – Peter Weiss 100

In his new production Lebanese director and actor Rabih Mroué examines the interrelations between the myths, self-representations and depictions of martyrs. What happens when someone presumed to be dead suddenly turns up again, encountering his own image as a larger-than-life myth working between fiction and documentary. Mroué peels off layer after layer to expose the contradictions of political and historical visual language.
Past dates
October 2016
Arabic and English with German and English surtitles
approx. 70 minutes
Text and direction
Rabih Mroué
With
Lina Majdalanie
Co-authors
Yousef Bazzi and Lina Majdalanie
Stage
Samar Maakaroun
Graphics and assistant director
Abraham Zeitoun
Research assistant
Andrea Geissler
Music
Kari’atal-funjan - Abdel Halim Hafez
Composition
Mouhamad Al Mouji
Lyrics
Nizar Qabbani
English translation
Ziad Nawfal and Joumana Seikaly
German translation
Karen Witthuhn
Subtitles
Yvonne Griesel
Co-production: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Wiesbaden Biennale, Theatre de la Bastille und Festival d'Automne à Paris.
Funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation in the frame of „The Aesthetics of Resistance – Peter Weiss 100“
Thanks to: Rim Al-Jundi, Christine Tohme, Ziena Khoury and Ashkal Alwan, Fadi Abdallah, Fadi Bardawil, Tony Chakar, Manal Khader, Paul Khodr, Hazem Saghieh, Maria Magdalena Ludewig, Martin Hammer, Souad Fahour (Mom), Fatema Bazzi.