Previously at the ICA - Films
18 Oct 2013 – 24 Oct 2013
In 1960 a group of Lebanese students began building small experimental rockets that would soon become the basis of the first Arab space programme. Using hitherto lost footage, rare photographs and interviews, Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige’s fascinating documentary pieces together their considerable, if sometimes blunder-prone, achievements.
The Lebanese Rocket Society, dirs Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, Lebanon/France/Qatar 2012, 93 mins