beirut: histoire(s) du cinéma

the histoire(s) du cinéma is a tv project by filmmaker jean-luc godard made in 1988-1998. it's an examination of the history of the concept of cinema and how it relates to the 20th century, and is also considered the major work of the late period of his career. it has been alternately described as an essay and a poem. the work subdivides into four chapters of two parts each and will be screened at the beirut art center on wed - may 13 [7pm: part 1, 10.30pm: part 2]. location: jisr el wati, building 13, street 97, zone 66 adlieh [sioufi]. image: jean-luc godard