Rabih Mroué

So Little Time

Part of the festival “The Aesthetics of Resistance – Peter Weiss 100”


Arabic /  English /  approx. 70 minutes

In his new production Lebanese director and actor Rabih Mroué examines the interrelations between the myths, self-representations and depictions of martyrs. What happens when someone presumed to be dead suddenly turns up again, encountering his own image as a larger-than-life myth working between fiction and documentary. Mroué peels off layer after layer to expose the contradictions of political and historical visual language.


Text and direction: Rabih Mroué / With: Lina Majdalanie / Co-authors: Yousef Bazzi und Lina Majdalanie / Stage: Samar Maakaroun / Graphics and assistant director: Abraham Zeitoun / Research assistant: Andrea Geissler / Music: Kari’atal-funjan - Abdel Halim Hafez / Composition: Mouhamad Al Mouji / Lyrics: Nizar Qabbani / English translation: Ziad Nawfal und Joumana Seikaly / German translation: Karen Witthuhn / Surtitles: Yvonne Griesel


  • Past
    Wed 5.10.2016, 21:00 / HAU2
    Thu 6.10.2016, 19:00 / HAU2
    Fri 7.10.2016, 21:00 / HAU2
    Sat 8.10.2016, 21:00 / HAU2


Co-production: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Wiesbaden Biennale, Theatre de la Bastille und Festival d'Automne à Paris.

Funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation in the frame of “The Aesthetics of Resistance – Peter Weiss 100”.

Thanks to: Rim Al-Jundi, Christine Tohme, Ziena Khoury and Ashkal Alwan, Fadi Abdallah, Fadi Bardawil, Tony Chakar, Manal Khader, Paul Khodr, Hazem Saghieh, Maria Magdalena Ludewig, Martin Hammer, Souad Fahour (Mom), Fatema Bazzi.

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