Dreams and Realities : A Retrospective of Luis Bunuel

September 26 - October 4 2011

The Metropolis Association, the Instituto Cervantes of Beirut, the Mexican Embassy in Lebanon and the Institut français au Liban paid tribute to an extraordinary filmmaker : Luis Buñuel. Several of his classics, including ”Belle de Jour” (Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival) and ”Viridiana” (Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival), were screened at Metropolis Empire Sofil. The event has been accompanied by a ciné-concert on ”Un chien andalou” with Sharif Sahnaoui and Stéphane Rives, a photo exhibition and a lecture on Buñuel held by the filmmaker Javier Espada.