Meet the Author
Ghassan Salhab is a screenwriter, film director and producer. As well as making his own films and video works, Salhab collaborates on various projects and teaches film in Lebanon. He has directed six feature films: Beyrouth Fantôme, Terra Incognita, The Last Man, 1958, The Mountain, and The Valley. His films have been selected for various international film festivals, and he has also authored numerous essays and video works, including Posthumous, Chinese Ink, Son Image and, recently, Le Voyage Immobile, with Mohamed Soueid. In 2016, he was a resident on the DAAD’s Artists-in-Berlin programme. La Rochelle International Film Festival, JC Carthage and La Cinémathèque du Québec have all featured his films. He has also contributed to a number of magazines, and published a book, Fragments du livre du naufrage.