Locarno in Beirut

Locarno in Beirut

Locarno in Beirut
Celebrating 70 Years of Locarno Festival

23 – 25 May 2018
Sursock Museum Esplanade

26 – 28 May 2018
Metropolis Empire Sofil, Ashrafieh

The Metropolis Association, in partnership with the Embassy of Switzerland in Lebanon, Sursock Museum and UBS AG, has the pleasure to present LOCARNO IN BEIRUT: Celebrating 70 Years of Locarno Festival – that will be held between 23 and 28 May 2018. Three outdoor screenings will be held at the Sursock Museum Esplanade, followed by three screenings at Metropolis Empire Sofil Cinema, in Ashrafieh.

 

 

PROGRAMME
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 | Sursock Museum Esplanade
7.00pm: Opening Reception
8.30pm: Killer’s Kiss (by Stanley Kubrick | 67 min, HD, in English)

Thursday, May 24, 2018 | Sursock Museum Esplanade
8.30pm: Germany Year Zero (by Roberto Rossellini | 75 min, HD, in German, English & French with English subtitles)

Friday, May 25, 2018 | Sursock Museum Esplanade
8.30pm: Saya Zamurai (by Hitoshi Matsumoto | 103 min, HD, in Japanese with English subtitles)

Saturday, May 26, 2018 | Metropolis Empire Sofil
8.30pm: Godless (by Ralitza Petrova | 99 min, DCP, in Bulgarian with English subtitles)

Sunday, May 27, 2018 | Metropolis Empire Sofil
8.30pm: Stranger Than Paradise (by Jim Jarmusch | 89 min, DCP, in English)

Monday, May 28, 2018 | Metropolis Empire Sofil
8.30pm: Charles mort ou vif (by Alain Tanner | 93 min, 35mm, in French)

Screenings at Sursock Museum Esplanade are by free entrance, first-come, first-served basis.
Ticket price at Metropolis Empire Sofil: 8,000 LBP

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FILMS

  • Killer's Kiss

    Killer’s Kiss

    Directed by Stanley Kubrick Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 8:30pm | Sursock Museum Esplanade

    Synopsis

    Alors qu’il vient de perdre un match de boxe, Davy Gordon se retrouve à défendre Gloria, une entraîneuse de dancing malmenée par son patron.

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  • Germany Year Zero

    Germany Year Zero

    Directed by Roberto Rossellini Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 8:30pm | Sursock Museum Esplanade

    Synopsis

    En 1945, l’Allemagne nazie a capitulé devant les armées alliées. Berlin n’est plus qu’un champ de ruines fumantes.

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  • Saya Zamurai

    Saya Zamurai

    Directed by Hitoshi Matsumoto Friday, May 25, 2018 at 8:30pm | Sursock Museum Esplanade

    Synopsis

    Kanjuro Nomi est un samouraï sans sabre, répudié par tous et errant misérablement sur les routes avec sa fille depuis qu’il a refusé de combattre.

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  • Godless

    Godless

    Directed by Ralitza Petrova Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 8:30pm

    Synopsis

    Une infirmière qui s’occupe de vieillards séniles revend leurs identités au marché noir.

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  • Stranger Than Paradise

    Stranger Than Paradise

    Directed by Jim Jarmusch Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 8:30pm

    Synopsis

    Eva, 16 ans, quitte la Hongrie et retrouve son cousin Willie, installé depuis 10 ans aux Etats-Unis.

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  • Charles mort ou vif

    Charles mort ou vif

    Directed by Alain Tanner Monday, May 28, 2018 at 8:30pm

    Synopsis

    Un vieil homme décide de quitter sa vie confortable de patron bourgeois pour mener une vie retirée auprès d’un couple de bohèmes: là, il retrouve sa l

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