Born in Beirut (Lebanon), 1969Lives & works in Beirut (Lebanon) Very active in: 2000s, Current decade
Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige have worked together making fiction films and documentaries since 1999. Best known in the art-world is the two documentary movies Khaim from 2000 and El film al mafkoud (the lost film) from 2003. These two movies has been shown in several film festivals, art centres and international art museums.
Their work is centred on the relationship of the individual and the society, and on the human being as a product of time. Their movies are anecdotal and show latency.
Besides their production of films, both of them work as professors at the University of Beirut.