Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige / Film screening - Memory Box  | Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige
Abaton Kino Hamburg / 8e Triennal of Photography Hamburg 2022

On the occasion of its 30th anniversary edition, which takes place from September 29 to October 8, 2022, the Filmfest Hamburg curates In the Darkroom of Memories, a program highlighting the importance of photographic memories for future generations with screenings of three films.

In the film Memory Box by Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, teenage Alex finds a treasure chest of photos and records of her mother, who fled Lebanon for Montreal as a teenager. With this, the daughter enters into a unique dialogue with her mother?s photographic self of the same age, re-exploring the relationship between the two.

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