Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Raouche heroes '83 - questioning history (19)

Artworks by Tarek Chemaly
In the movie "Awdat el batal" (the return of the hero), Mohammad Itani a known Raouche-rock jumper did that instead of the actor Mohamad el Mawla. The movie was released in the middle of the Lebanese war in 1983. And the jump seems to be a metaphor of the ugly conundrum the country was in - albeit without a body double.