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Food for Thought

Food For Thought brings to students an exclusive opportunity to meet leaders, innovators and thinkers - people who stand out by their experiences, actions or thoughts and understand how sharing these can inspire students in their future endeavors and in shaping what kind of person they want to become.

Theater with Lucie Tiberghien

Friday, October 23 | 12:20-1:15pm

Lucie Tiberghien is the founder of Molière in the Park, which opens its doors in 2018 as the first non-profit in Brooklyn solely dedicated to bringing free theater to Prospect Park on a yearly basis. After moving to New York, she soon began associate directing in the US and France and worked repeatedly with acclaimed French director Jaques Lassalle, in Paris, Avignon, and Lausanne. Lucie specializes in the development of new plays and has since directed world premieres across the Unites States as well as non-premiers at The George Street Playhouse, Kansas City Rep, Milwaukee Rep, Juilliard, and New York University.

Passionate about Molière, she brings fresh and contemporary interpretations of the famous author's plays, pushing the boundaries of traditional theater. She recently directed "The School for Wives", shown virtually at the FIAF.

In French and English. Students must sign up to attend.

Jihane Sfeir talks about Lebanon

Friday, October 25, 2020 | 12:20pm | in French
The explosion on August 4 in Beirut of 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate, stored in the open air in the port since 2014, reflects the country's state of economic and political bankruptcy. To better understand and reframe these events from a historical perspective, we invite Jihane Sfeir, a historian and researcher at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, and a specialist of the Arab world, particularly Lebanon. She is also the founder and head of the Arab and Muslim Worlds Observatory at the Maison des Sciences Humaines. Her research and publications focus on Palestinian refugees, archives, history and memory in the Arab world with particular attention to Lebanon and the civil war.
During school year 2019-2020, we welcomed...