HOME SWEET HOME
The director returns to her native Lebanon due to the financial difficulties of her father, the principal of the Lebanese Rabie School in the southern suburb of Beirut. The family home forms the venue for frequent lively and often humorous discussions. From these debates emerges the recent history of the country and the way political change has irreversibly transformed society
27 March 2018, 7 PM - 8 PM
MY FATHER LOOKS LIKE ABDEL NASSER
Mostapha, in his late 70's, suffers from a sleeping disorder. His daughter comes to visit him home while he's running some medical tests. The film dwells in various intimate moments that the daughter tries to capture all along her stay, trying to get answers to all her questions, before it's too late
20 March 2018, 7 PM - 8 PM
MY FATHER IS STILL A COMMUNIST
Maream is the mother of 4 kids, her husband Rachid worked abroad for more than ten years. From 1978 to 1988, Mariam's correspondence with her husband happened through audio cassettes that she sent with travellers
13 March 2018, 7 PM - 8 PM
The film recalls the family's forgotten and scattered past through a love story that combined religions, nations, ideologies and wars while contemplating the destiny that awaited such a love story
6 March 2018, 7 PM - 8:30 PM
THOSE WHO REMAIN
Al Shambouk is one of the highest mountainous areas in Lebanon. It is located in the Akkar heights and is only a few kilometres away from Syria. It is the homeland of Haykal, a 60- something-year-old Christian farmer.
27 February 2018, 6:30 PM - 8 PM
CHILDREN OF BEIRUT
Sarah Srage was born in Beirut. She debuted her career by working in scenography, and then as a journalist in a TV station. Living in Paris since 2009, she perused her studies at the Beaux-Arts de Paris school, Elsa Cayo studio, and then specialized in Documentary Film Making at Lussas (MA). “Children of Beirut” is her first feature film.
20 February 2018, 6:30 PM - 8 PM
'IN BETWEEN WARS' & 'LEGO HOUSE'
Yara Borrello is an Italian-Lebanese filmmaker who graduated from USJ-IESAV in 2017, and she has so far directed four documentaries.
13 February 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
THE ONE MAN VILLAGE
SIMONE EL HABRE
This screening, which is presented in collaboration with MC Distribution and Beirut DC, will be followed by a Q&A with director Simon El Habre.
6 February 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
THE WANTED 18
Amer Shomali is a Palestinian multidisciplinary artist, using painting, films, digital media, installations, and comics as tools to explore and interact with the sociopolitical scene in Palestine.
30 January 2018, 6:30 PM - 8 PM
Born in Palestine in 1967, Raed Andoni started his career in cinema as an independent producer in 1998. He co-founded the production company Dar Films.
23 January 2018, 6:30 PM - 8 PM