Hotait academic work deals mostly with the intersections created by cinema, artistic production, nostalgia and pain in contemporary Arab world.
Hotait’s PhD dissertation on Lebanese contemporary cinema got the Humanities Research Award when it was presented.
@ University Anahuac: On Gestures: the architecture of the invisible
@ UNAM: On the evolution of aesthetics in Iranian Cinema
WHAT: SERIES OF TALKS
@ Museo Nacional de Antropología e Historia, Mexico City: Course on Lebanese cinema d’auteur
@ University of Michigan: Identity and audiovisual creation in the Arab diaspora
WHAT: FILM CURATING
Audiovisual & Art Programmer for Semana Árabe México
@ Unesco Headquarters in Mexico City: Conference on Arab cultural Heritage
@ Foro Ciudad de México. Organized by Unesco: The Syrian shoes
@ SOAS, University of London: On Arab cinema d’auteur
@ NYU Abu Dhabi: Point of view in Documentary Film Production