2021 Schedule of Events

We Made Every Living Thing From Water
We Made Every Living Thing From Water Screening Block
Available: Aug 18, 2021 04:00 Until: Aug 22, 2021 06:59

The 40-minute documentary shows how politics, sectarThe 40-minute documentary shows how politics, sectarianism, development agencies, and economics produce specific management, and mismanagement, of Lebanon’s water resourcesianism, development agencies and economics produce a specific management, and mismanagement, of Lebanon’s water resources

Once Upon a Time in Beirut
Once Upon a Time in Beirut Screening Block
Available: Aug 18, 2021 04:00 Until: Aug 22, 2021 06:59

Once Upon a Time in Beirut - Feature film

Caramel
Caramel Screening Block
Available: Aug 18, 2021 04:00 Until: Aug 22, 2021 06:59

Caramel by Nadine Labaki

Tomorrow We Will See
Tomorrow We Will See Screening Block
Available: Aug 18, 2021 04:00 Until: Aug 22, 2021 06:59

A window into how ten artists in Lebanon are using art as a tool to question sectarian divisions while encouraging freedom of thought.

The Awakening
The Awakening Screening Block
Available: Aug 18, 2021 04:00 Until: Aug 22, 2021 06:59

A program of Shorts headed by Karim Kassem's The Awakening

Tramontane
Tramontane Screening Block
Available: Aug 18, 2021 04:00 Until: Aug 22, 2021 06:59

Rabih, a young blind man, lives in a small village in Lebanon. He sings in a choir and edits Braille documents for an income. His life unravels when he tries to apply for a passport and discovers that his identification card, which he has carried his entire life, is fake. Now he must travel across Lebanon in search of his identity.

Shattered Beirut 6:07
Shattered Beirut 6:07 Screening Block
Available: Aug 18, 2021 04:00 Until: Aug 22, 2021 06:59

A program of short films headed by Carol Mansour's documentary short showing the devastation of the explosion in August 2020.

Armenians of the World
Armenians of the World Screening Block
Available: Aug 18, 2021 04:00 Until: Aug 22, 2021 06:59

On a journey that documents the pain and suffering of the Armenian people
from Turkey to Syria, to Lebanon and Armenia; the film tells the stories
of agony, death, and lost dreams. It records the lives of the Armenian people,
resurrecting their voices from the graves, despite the dangers and taboos
encountered during the filming.

Heritage
Heritage Screening Block
Available: Aug 18, 2021 04:00 Until: Aug 22, 2021 06:59

After being forced to leave his country three times, a Lebanese film director traces his roots and analyzes key moments of the nation's history.

Little Wars
Little Wars Screening Block
Available: Aug 18, 2021 04:00 Until: Aug 22, 2021 06:59

A film by Maroun Baghdadi

iMigrant Woman
iMigrant Woman Screening Block
Available: Aug 30, 2021 04:00 Until: Sep 04, 2021 03:59

Stories of Immigrant women and more

I Want To Scream
I Want To Scream Screening Block
Available: Aug 30, 2021 04:00 Until: Sep 04, 2021 03:59

Films about protest

Purpose
Purpose Screening Block
Available: Aug 30, 2021 04:00 Until: Sep 04, 2021 03:59

The purpose in life that is defined be ones belonging.

Rejoice, Resist
Rejoice, Resist Screening Block
Available: Aug 30, 2021 04:00 Until: Sep 04, 2021 03:59

Films about rejoicing in one's belonging and rejecting what may be in one's way to success

Black is Black
Black is Black Screening Block
Available: Aug 30, 2021 04:00 Until: Sep 04, 2021 03:59

Black and colorism

George Floyd
George Floyd Screening Block
Available: Aug 30, 2021 04:00 Until: Sep 04, 2021 03:59

A musical interpretation of George Floyd Say their names

Legacy
Legacy Screening Block
Available: Aug 30, 2021 04:00 Until: Sep 04, 2021 03:59

Films about the legacy of the black culture.

Coming Soon: Our Festival Program

We are currently putting together the schedule for this year's event. Come back to this page as we add items to our festival program.