Monika Borgmann Wiki – Monika Borgmann Biography
According to Monika Borgmann Bio, Wiki and Biography, She is a director and writer best known as the wife of Lebanese publisher Lokman Slim. Borgmann is also known for Tadmor (2016), Massacre (2005) and Home Sweet Home (2014).
Borgmann was born in 1966 and She is Co-Founder and Co-Director of Umam Documentation & Research Organization.
She shares a post on Facebook: Lokman is not answering his phone and he has not been seen since yesterday, 8 PM. Please share any information… Lokman Slim
Monika Borgmann is currently 55 years old.
Earlier Life, Career
She Born in Germany, she studied Arabic and Political Sciences in Bonn and Damascus. From 1990 to 2001, she worked in the Middle East and North Africa as a freelance journalist for German radio and “Die Zeit.” Borgmann holds dual German/Lebanese citizenship and is the author of Saïd Mekbel, une mort à la Lettre (Dar Al-Jadeed Publications 2008, Lebanon and Téraèdre Éditions 2013, France).
Borgmann and Slim began collaborating in 2001 when they co-directed the feature documentary Massaker (2004, 99 min.). The film was screened at more than sixty international film festivals and was released to the cinema in France and Greece in 2006. Massaker received seven awards, including the Fipresci Prize at the 2005 Berlinale.
They also co-founded UMAM Productions in 2001, an organization that has since co-produced a series of Lebanese documentaries. While researching their work on Massaker, Borgmann and Slim realized that Lebanon had neither a central archive nor a national library. In response, they launched UMAM Documentation and Research in 2004, a Lebanese NGO that focuses on issues related to civil violence and the collective memory of the Lebanese civil war. UMAM D&R continues to collect, preserve and disseminate important and representative aspects of Lebanon’s culture and history.
Monika Borgmann Husband (Lokman Slim)
Monika Borgmann is the wife of Lebanese publisher Lokman Slim who was found dead in his car in southern Lebanon on Thursday morning, hours after going missing as he drove to Beirut.
Police said Lokman Slim, 59, a well-known political commentator, had been shot in the head. He was an outspoken critic of the militant group and political powerhouse who had regularly drawn the ire of its followers.
Jawad Nasrallah, the son of the Hezbollah leader, Hassan Nasrallah, tweeted minutes after his death was confirmed: “The loss of some people is in fact an unplanned gain #notsorry.” He later deleted the message and claimed he had not been referring to Slim.
He maintained a non-profit organisation, Umam, which acted as a cultural exhibition and a historical archive of the disappeared during the Lebanese civil war. He also had a civic group, named Hayya Bina, and made several films with his wife, Monika Borgmann.