Discipline: Film/Video – experimental

Carine Doumit

Discipline: Film/Video – experimental
Region: Beirut, LEBANON
MacDowell Fellowships: 2022

Carine Doumit is an independent film editor and writer based in Beirut. Her work comprises a variety of feature documentaries, film essays, videos, and experimental fictions. She is a writing and editing consultant for workshops and university programs as well as independent filmmakers and artists.

In both Arabic and French, she writes hybrid texts published in cultural forums, exhibitions, and online platforms. She is part of the Camelia Committee, a collective that explores multiple forms of writing and collaborations.

Carine came to MacDowell from Beirut with a pack of notebooks containing diaries, notes, and sketches for a graphic novel entitled The Book of Children. The project is a continuation of her work as a film editor and writer on various cinematic and literary apparatuses, which generate and amplify polyphony. The Book of Children is now in the early stages of writing.


New Hampshire

Carine Doumit worked in the New Hampshire studio.

New Hampshire Studio, originally named Peterborough Studio, was given to MacDowell by Mr. and Mrs. William Schofield, Mrs. H. A. Chamberlain, Mrs. Andrew Draper, and Miss Ruth Cheney. The studio was renamed in 1943. The Gilbert Verney Foundation established an endowed maintenance fund in 1990, and a bequest in memory of MacDowell Fellow Victor Candell underwrote the…

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