Born in Beirut, Ali Cherri is a visual artist and filmmaker living in Paris. Combining films, videos, sculptures and installation, his work examines the construction of historical narratives. Ali is the Artist in Residence at the National Gallery in London (2021/22) and has been awarded with the Silver Lion for promising artist at the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia (2022). His short films The Disquiet and The Digger have been shown in prominent film festivals. The Dam, a fiction shot in Sudan during the revolution, is his debut feature film.
LE CREUSEUR / THE DIGGER (2015)
24min, Liban/Emirats Arabes Unis/France
CPH:DOX (2015) – Prix NEW VISION / Rotterdam International Film Festival (2016) / Imagine Science Festival (2016) / Ann Arbor Festival (2016) / Cinéma du Réel (2016) / New Directors/New Films (2016).
L’INTRANQUILLE / THE DISQUIET (2013)
Dubai International Film Festival (2013) – Prix du meilleur réalisateur / Toronto International Film Festival (2013) / VideoBrasil, Southern Panorama (2013) – Honorable Mention.