Beirut Cinema Days

Beirut Cinema Days – 9th Edition | أيام بيروت السينمائية – الدورة التاسعة

The 9th edition of BEIRUT CINEMA DAYS / AYAM BEIRUT AL CINEMA’IYA will take place from 15 to 24 March 2017.
Discover Recent Arab films in the official program, Cinema Al Fouad and Cinema and exile side sections.
This festival is organized by Beirut DC in collaboration with Fondation Liban Cinema.

مهرجان الأفلام العربية (15-24 آذار 2017) من تنظيم بيروت دي سي بالتعاون مع مؤسسة لبنان للسينما.
أفلام عربية حديثة، و خانتين خاصتين بسينما المنفى و سينما الفؤاد.


  • A Present from the Past

    A Present from the Past

    Directed by Kawthar Younis Monday 20 March 2017 at 6 PM


    Mokhtar, a filmmaking professor, receives an unexpected gift on his 75th birthday from his daughter Kawthar, a filmmaker in her early twenties.

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  • Tour de France

    Tour de France

    Directed by Rachid Djaïdani Monday 20 March 2017 at 7:30 PM in the presence of the director


    Far’Hook is a 20-year-old rapper. Following a violent dispute with a rival, he is forced to leave Paris.

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  • Ubuntu


    Directed by Christian Abi Abboud Monday 20 March 2017 at 9:30 PM in the presence of the director


    A 34-year-old Syrian woman left her life in Dubai to accompany her sister to Turkey and seek asylum in Sweden.

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  • samir

    Samir in the Dust

    Directed by Mohamed Ouzine Tuesday 21 March 2017 at 6 PM


    It’s the story of aspirations and fears of a young Algerian smuggler who transports petrol by mule from his village to the Moroccan border.

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    Starve Your Dog

    Directed by Hicham Lasri Tuesday 21 March 2017 at 9:30 PM


    An experimental cinematic essay that rewrites the facts of Morocco, by revealing the dark secrets of Driss Basri, the man responsible for countless human right

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  • Burning Hope

    Burning Hope

    Directed by Lotfi Achour Wednesday 22 March 2017 at 9:30 PM


    Burning Hope is at once the story of an unlikely friendship and the portrait of a fragile country haunted by so many ghosts.

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  • Cinema Al Fouad

    Round table: Cinema Al Fouad

    Ayam Beirut Al Cinema’iya in partnership with Heinrich Böll Stiftung Middle East cordially invite you to “Cinema Al Fouad” – a round table discussion and screening of “Cinema Al Fouad” by Mohammad Sou

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  • Kindil al Bahr

    Kindil el Bahr

    Directed by Damien Ounouri Thursday 23 March 2017 at 6 PM


    During a beach outing with her family, a young mother is drowned by a group of men while swimming offshore.

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  • After


    Directed by Wissam Charaf Thursday 23 March 2017 at 6 PM


    Hani returns to his village in Lebanon, finding abandoned and hostile. This country is the end of the road of lost souls.

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  • Mayyel Ya Ghzayyel

    Those Who Remain - ميّل يا غزيّل

    Directed by Eliane Raheb 11 to 17 May at 6pm and 10pm | 18 to 24 May at 4pm and 8pm


    في مرتفعات عكار، شمال لبنان، في منطقة “الشمبوق”، والتي تبعد عن سوريا كيلومترات ق

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