Day 6 | September 21st

On the program for day 6 of Ayam VI: one film the Arab Cinema Heritage / Yasmine Khlat Retrospective: Aziza by Abdellatif Ben Ammar, the first session of the Lebanese-Danish Exchange program films and an ARTE Evening, where The Hunter by Rafi Pitts and Fix Me by Raed Andoni will be screened.

  • Aziza  Old artisan Béchir moves with his son Ali and his orphan niece Aziza from an old Arab quarter in Tunis to a new housing development on the outskirts of the city. For him, the new area perturbs his routine and he finds himself unable to manage. Thus, Aziza must accompany him to ride into the city on a bus to do his errands alone. But the impact on Aziza is more positive as she copes with the new space to acquire gradually her independence.
    screening at 5:45PM (part of Arab Cinema Heritage, part of Yasmine Khlat Retrospective)


  •  The Lebanese-Danish Exchange – Session 1
    Notes on Love in Copenhagen (by Rania Rafei – 30’)
    Trip to the Barbershop (by Selim Mourad – 22’)
    Little Stones (by Tamara Stepanyan – 27’)
    screening at 6pm


ARTE Evening

  • The Hunter Ali has recently been released from prison and is now working as a night watchman in Tehran. This factory job means that he is now able to support his wife Sara and their daughter, Saba. One day, Ali returns home only to discover that Sara and Saba have disappeared. After long hours of waiting at the police station, he is informed that his wife was caught up in a shoot-out with demonstrators and was killed…
    screening at 7.30PM


  • Fix Me Raed Andoni has a tension headache—one that has lasted generations and isn’t going to end soon. That’s because Andoni is a Palestinian living in Ramallah, where the prospects for a stress-free life are elusive. Andoni tries to cure himself through therapy sessions, revealing internal terrains of displacement and alienation to his therapist while his daily encounters with friends and relatives impersonate the reality of thousands of Palestinians, displaced from their history and homeland.
    screening at 10PM, in the presence of the director Raed Andoni


>> Cinema Days of Beirut full program

The Lebanese-Danish Exchange – Master Class with Arne Bro

As a part of the Documentary Training at The National Film School of Denmark (NFSD), students are sent abroad to make Documentary films entirely on their own. In 2009-2010, some Lebanese young filmmakers were chosen to make a documentary in Denmark, in an attempt from the NFSD to support the artistic development of the directors’ personal visual film language.

Six Lebanese directors will screen the result of their works during the festival on Tuesday 21 September at 6 pm and on Wednesday 22 September at 9.30 pm at Metropolis Cinema – Empire Sofil. For more info please check Ayam Beirut Al Cinema’iya program on the website

Master Class

Mr. Arne Bro, main tutor for the Exchange Program between Denmark and the Middle East, will be giving a master class on “Film Diversity and Visual Structures”, tackling the methods, concepts and aesthetics used in films from the National film school.

Date: Saturday 18 September 2010, from 11 am till 1 pm
Place: IESAV (USJ, Damascus Road) – Beryte Theater, 1st floor underground

The Master Class will be given in English and it is free of charge!
All interested students should apply before 17 September 2010.

كجزء من برنامج التدريب الوثائقيّ في المدرسة الوطنية للأفلام في الدنمارك (NFSD)، يُرسل الطلاب في بعثات إلى الخارج ليصنعوا أفلاماً وثائقية بالاتكال على أنفسهم فقط. وقد تم اختيار ستة مخرجين لبنانيين ليصنعوا أفلاماً وثائقية في الدنمارك، في محاولة من NFSD لدعم آلية التطوير الفنية للغة البصرية التي يعتمدها المخرج في فيلمه. وسيعرض نتاج أعمال هذا التعاون الثقافي خلال المهرجان .

يقام العرض الأول: الثلاثاء ٢١ أيلول / سبتمبر الساعة السادسة مساءً والعرض الثاني: الأربعاء 22 أيلول / سبتمبر الساعة التاسعة والنصف مساءً في سينما متروبوليس أمبير صوفيل، الأشرفية

للمزيد من المعلومات يرجى تفقّد البرنامج على الموقع الإلكتروني التالي

الندوة المتخصصة

آرن برو هو المدرّس الأساسي في التبادل، وسوف يعطي ندوة متخصصة يقدّم فيها مجموعة منوّعة من الأفلام الوثائقية والأسس البصرية المعتمدة في سياق الأفلام الوثائقية الدنماركية الحديثة

الزمان: السبت 18 أيلول / سبتمبر 2010 من الساعة الحادية عشر صباحاً حتى الواحدة بعد الظهر

المكان: معهد الدراسات المسرحية والسمعية المرئية والسينمائية – جامعة القديس يوسف – طريق الشام، مسرح بيريت

تعطى الندوة التخصصية باللغة الإنكليزية وهي مجانية.

آخر مهلة لتقديم طلبات التسجيل في ١٧ أيلول / سبتمبر ٢٠١٠.

To make reservations for the master class and for any further information, kindly contact Ms Riham Assi

لتسجيل حضوركم في الندوة وللمزيد من المعلومات، الرجاء الاتصال بالآنسة رهام عاصي

Riham H. Assi | T: 00961 3 972 170 | E: