Philip Rizk

Philip Rizk is a filmmaker and writer from Cairo living in Berlin. In his films he experiments with methods of “making the habitual strange.” In Out on the Street (2015) he uses performance, in his found footage films Mapping Lessons (2020) and The Ghost of Tutankhamun (work in progress) he experiments with the technique of montage. Rizk is a member of the Mosireen video collective behind the archive He has a forthcoming book co-authored with Jasmina Metwaly titled On Trials: A Manual on the Theatre of Law (Archive Books, 2021).

Land, revolutions and lessons from Syria

04 May 2021
“At the revolution's core was the question of self-determination. To what extent can individuals and communities choose how to live on their land, to exercise their power?”

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