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‘If, One Day, The Peo­ple’

Dar El Nimer, Cle­menceau Feb. 4, 6:30 p.m. darel­ Borhan Alaouié’s 1990 short gath­ers tes­ti­monies from or­di­nary peo­ple who lived Le­banon’s Civil War, ad­vo­cat­ing for the need to an­a­lyze the rea­sons for the con­flict in or­der to avoid re­peat­ing it. (Ara­bic with English sub­ti­tles)


Ri­waq, Mar Mkhail, Al-Nahr Feb. 4, 8 p.m.

Pablo Lar­raín’s 2012 fea­ture dra­ma­tizes the story of Chile’s 1988 plebiscite on the dic­ta­tor­ship of Au­gusto Pinochet, and the op­po­si­tion’s de­ci­sion to hire brash young ad­ver­tis­ing ex­ec­u­tive Rene Saave­dra (Gael Gar­cia Ber­nal), to lead the No cam­paign. (Span­ish with Ara­bic and English sub­ti­tles)


‘In My Heart’s Eye: The Love Project’

Zoukak Stu­dio, Karantina Feb. 14-22, 8:30 p.m. Zoukak The­atre Com­pany’s per­for­mance looks at peo­ples’ en­coun­ters with love, some­times in un­ex­pected places, try­ing to as­sess how love af­fected their paths and their views of the world.


‘When the im­age is new, the world is new’

Marfa’ Gallery, 1339 Port Dis­trict Opens Feb. 5

This group show fea­tures works by Stephanie Saade, Ta­mara Al-Samer­raei, Ca­line Aoun, Var­tan Avakian, Lamia Jor­eige, Saba Innab, Talar Agh­bashian, Paola Ya­coub, Raed Yassin and Ra­nia Stephan.


In­sti­tute Fran­cais, Da­m­as­cus Road Through Feb. 15 A huge 800kg in­stal­la­tion by Le­banese cal­lig­ra­pher Ghaleb Haw­ila con­tem­plates the ba­sis of Ara­bic let­ter­ing.

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