Synopsis of the conference:
Safy Nebbou and Ibrahim Maalouf collaborate together for the third time on Celle que vous croyez, with Juliette Binoche.
During this conversation, they will talk about music and cinema, their collaboration, chemistry and alchemy, common creation, artistic complicity.
The debate will be moderated at 5h30 pm by the director of the Cinema Department of Alba, Mr. Ghassan Koteit.
About the speakers
Safy NEBBOU is an author, director and director. He is a comedian and theater director and has made short film awards all over the world.
In 1997, Pédagogie with Julie GAYET, in 1999, Life is not a picnic, in 2001 Bertzea, and in 2003, Lepokoa.
In 2004 he made his first feature film: The Giraffe Neck with Sandrine Bonnaire and Claude Rich. Then, in 2007, L'impression de l'ange with Catherine Frot and Sandrine Bonnaire, in 2008, Enfances, with Elsa Zylberstein, then emn 2010, released The other Dumas (selection at the Berlin Film Festival) with Gérard Depardieu, Benoit Poolevorde, Mélanie Thierry, Dominique Blanc and Catherine Mouchet. In 2012, he directed Comme un Homme with Émile Berling, Charles Berling and Kevin Azaïs.
In 2016, his fifth film, adaptation of Sylvain Tesson's book In the Siberian Forests with Raphaël Personnaz and Evgueni Sidikhine, won the César for Best Music by Ibrahim Maalouf.
In 2017, he signed the adaptation and staging with Jacques Fieshi of Scenes of the married life of Ingmar Bergman with Laetitia Casta and Raphael Personnaz (Theater of the Work)
In 2019 comes the one you believe with Juliette Binoche, Nicole Garcia, François Civil, Guillaume Gouix, Marie Ange Casta and Charles Berling, selected at the 2019 Berlin Festival.
He is currently preparing a new film, The Eye of the Wolf Daniel Pennac, adapted with Marie Desplechin and produced by Nord Ouest productions and Axel Films.
Born in Beirut in 1980, Ibrahim MAALOUF is today the most popular instrumentalist on the French music scene. His work of gender crossbreeding has been recognized around the world for over 10 years. Filling the Volkswagen Arena in Istanbul, making concerts sold out at the Lincoln Jazz Center in New York, and traveling through more than 40 countries in the world in the last 10 years, he becomes the first jazzman in history to fill the most great concert hall of France. Indeed, Ibrahim makes a historic show on December 14, 2016 displaying full more than 8 months in advance at the AccorHotels Arena Paris Bercy. A few months later, Ibrahim creates the surprise. Qualified as a virtuoso by the New York Times, he performed at an exceptional concert in collaboration with The New Levant Initiative, at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, for the world premiere of his album Levantine Symphony No.1. Ibrahim Maalouf is awarded with 4 Victoires de la musique, a Jazz Echo in Germany, a César for Best Film Music in 2016, an Lumières Award for Best Film Music in 2016. He also receives the Honorary Prizes of Chevalier de l Order of Merit and Chevalier des arts et des lettres of the French government. As a teenager, Ibrahim was at the top of the biggest international competitions and began a career as a classical soloist, but from the 2000s, spotted for his ability to color the music of his improvisations, he became a staple in both pop and jazz. the field of world music. Sting, Salif Keita, Amadou & Mariam, Tryo, Mathieu Chedid, Lhasa de Sela and many artists with very different styles appeal to him. Between 2007 and 2019, Ibrahim produced, composed, arranged and directed more than 15 albums for him and for other artists. He also composes more than 10 symphonic works as well as about fifteen feature films. In 2019, Ibrahim signs the soundtracks of three feature films and will make a summer tour of 15 concerts across France with the Balkan fanfare Haidouti Orkestar. Ibrahim has announced that it will be in concert at the Olympia from September 2019 (23-24-25 September) on the occasion of the release of his 11th studio album S3NS.