Programme

Rabih Mroué

Rima Kamel

Performance

Arabic / With German surtitles / With English surtitles / 75 minutes

Rima Khcheich is a star, and not just in Lebanon. Born in Khiam in 1974, the singer has toured large parts of the Middle East and has performed all across Europe and the U.S. Her concerts pay tribute to the sound of Arabic folk music from the 19th and 20th century. The persona of Rima Khcheich is closely aligned with that of Rima Kamel, her alter-ego as a child star. Rabih Mroué shows that biographies are always shaped by the cultural and political contexts that they emerge from.   

Cast

Written and directed by: Rabih Mroué / Performed by: Rima Khcheich / Set designer and Video technic: Bettina Katia Lange / Light designer: Charlotte Marr / Light technic: Florian Flink / Sound: Viola Drewanz / Video: Dirk Windloff / Research: Petra Serhal / Archive: Rima Khcheich / Assistant Director: Swen Lasse Awe / English translation: Ziad Nawfal and Joumana Seikaly / German translation and surtitles: Karen Witthuhn and Yvonne Griese / Thanks to: Jad Abi-Khalil, Kamel Khchiech, Fatima Khcheich, Lina Majdalanie and Bassel Quassem

Dates

  • Past
    Sat 20.5.2017, 20:00 / HAU1
    Sun 21.5.2017, 20:00 / HAU1

Credits

Production: Münchner Kammerspiele. Coproduction: HAU Hebbel am Ufer Berlin, Ashkal Alwan Beirut, Künstlerhaus Mousonturm Frankfurt am Main.

Location

HAU1
Stresemannstr. 29, 10963 Berlin

There are two marked parking spots in front of the building. Access to the Parkett by means of a separate entrance with lift when necessary. Barrier-free restroom facilities are available. Advance notification advised.

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As part of the festival “The Present Is Not Enough – Performing Queer Histories and Futures”, HAU initiated an open call for artists based in Berlin, who were invited to submit proposals for their Manifestos for Queer Futures.