Axis of Light

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Seen through the work of eight leading artists, Axis of Light, is a poignant and absorbing observation, of the beauty and mystery of the Middle East which is often ignored, especially today where anger and violence demand centre stage in our media and where stereotypes and prejudices distort our view of this region. Through the eyes of these artists, a human face so often overshadowed by conflict and war is revealed.

“A brilliant and compelling documentary” Hans Ulrich Obrist, Serpentine Gallery, London.

Featuring Etel Adnan, Jananne Al–Ani, Ayman Baalbaki, Mona Hatoum, Rachid Koraïchi, Youssef Nabil, Shirin Neshat, Mona Saudi

Producer, Director Pia Getty
Creative Producer, Co-director, Writer, Nichola Bruce
Editor Justinian Buckley
Music Harry Escott
Cinematography + Associate Directors Zillah Bowes/Mark Carey
Associate Producer Clare Dearnaley
Screenings include:
ICA London, Asia Society Hong Kong Biennale, The American Documentary Festival, Madrid International Film Festival, Houston International Film Festival, New Hope Festival, Liverpool Festival, Tacoma Film Festival, 8th UNAFF Travelling Film Festival.
Best Documentary
Madrid International Film Festival 2012
Platinum Remi Award for Best Documentary, Arts And Culture,
Houston International Film Festival 2012
Best Editing
UNAFF / Stanford Award 2012
United Nations Association Film Festival