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Beirut Greek Film Festival

Beirut Greek Film Festival

The Fifth Beirut Greek Film Festival is organized by the League of Lebanese Graduates from Greek Universities (LLGGU), under the aegis of the Embassy of Greece in Lebanon and the Lebanese Ministry of Culture, and in collaboration with the Greek Film Center, the Lebanese University School of Arts and the Greek Community of Beirut. It will take place at Metropolis Empire Sofil Movie Theater, from 15 to 18 November 2012.

In its Fifth Edition, the Festival is intended to pay tribute to the internationally renowned Greek Director Theo Angelopoulos, who recently died in a tragic accident while filming his last movie “The Other Sea”. Four internationally awarded movies of his shall be screened, all subtitled in French: “Eternity and a Day” (15-11-2012), “Ulysses’ Gaze” (16-11-2012), “The Weeping Meadow” (17-11-2012) and “The Suspended Step of the Stork” (18-11-2012).



Date : From 15 - 18 November 2012
Tickets: Free Entrance
Only for the opening night movie, "Eternity and a Day" on November 15, entrance is
STRICTLY upon invitation

At Metropolis Empire Sofil | 01 20 40 80




  • Eternity and a Day

    Eternity and a Day

    Directed by Théo Angelopoulos On Thursday, November 15 at 7:30 pm


    Eternity and a Day traces the final days of Alexandre (Bruno Ganz), a celebrated Greek writer as he prepares to leave his seaside home forever.

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  • Ulysses' Glaze 01

    Ulysses' Gaze

    Directed by Théo Angelopoulos On Friday, November 16 at 7:30 pm


    A man (Harvey Keitel) travels across the Balkans of the 90’s, the Balkans of discord, fanaticism and war.

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  • weeping meadow

    Trilogy: The Weeping Meadow

    Directed by Théo Angelopoulos On Saturday, November 17 at 7:30 pm


    “The weeping meadow is the first film in the Theo Angelopoulos “ Trilogy” that tells of the fate of the Greek people through the relationship between t

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  • The Suspended step of the Stork

    The Suspended Step of the Stork

    Directed by Théo Angelopoulos On Sunday, November 18 at 7:30 pm


    A young reporter, while working on a story at the border, discovers a divided town bisected by a river which is also the national frontier.

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