Jean-Claude Codsi: A Man of Honor

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Jean-Claude Codsi: A Man of Honor

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Born in Lebanon, Jean-Claude Codsi started as an engineering student at Saint Joseph University. He shifted then to film studies in Belgium and obtained a degree at the INSAS – Brussels. He was Burhan Alawiyeh’s assistant on Kafar Kassem and editor of his docudrama films for Arte: Letters from WarLetters from Exile, and Assouan.He wrote and directed his first feature film Ãna el Awãn (Time Has Come) in 1994 which earned a Bayard (the jury award) at the Namur Francophone Film Festival. It has been shown in many festivals around the world. It is seen as “the first Lebanese post-war film.”He has taught scriptwriting and film directing since 1997 at IESAV, the audiovisual Institute of Saint Joseph University in Beirut.

A Man of Honor

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