This short film is the product of 4 workshops in animation organized by Beirut Art Center and curated by Joan Baz in 2015. The film is based on the 1966 children’s book " The Bomb and the General " by Umberto Ecco, a simple story that sheds light on war and conflict.

The work re appropriates the old tale and places it within the political context of the middle east region today.


Workshop I : Animating body movements lead by Joan Baz

Workshop II: Animating found objects lead by Lina Ghaibeh

Workshop III: Animating archive images lead by Maria Kassab

Workshop IV: Creating Sound

lead by Wael Kodeih

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Joan Baz

جوان باز