*Master Class Cancelled

Dear friends,
The Master Class with Olivier Assayas (Sat. 25th) has been cancelled.
We appologize for any inconvenience.

Chers amis,
La master class de Olivier Assayas ce Samedi (le 25 Septembre) est annulée.
Veuillez accepter nos excuses les plus sincères.

Day 7 | September 22nd

On the program for Day 7: In Pieces by Hakim Belabbes, Harragas by Merzak Allouache, Session 2 of the Lebanese Danish Exchange program films, and the premiere of Ghassan Salhab’s The Mountain (work in progress, by invitation only).


  • In Pieces, a fragmented autobiographical cinematic essay about family, life, death and the rites of passage that binds us.

screening at 6PM



  • Harragas Mostaganem, 200 km from Algiers on the coast. Hassan, a smuggler, carefully prepares with the utmost secrecy, a group of illegal immigrants to cross to Spain. Ten “burners” will participate in the trip. Harragas is the odyssey of a group that illegally crossed the Mediterranean to southern Spain, the gateway to the coveted European Eldorado.
    screening at 7.30PM, in the presence of the director Merzak Allouache


  • The Lebanese-Danish Exchange – Session 2
    Hands (by Eli Souaiby – 26′)
    Equal Men (by Anthony El Chidiac – 32′)
    Essay from a Room (by Rana Salem – 28′)
    screening at 9:45PM


  • The Mountain 40-year-old Fadi is accompanied to the Beirut International Airport by a friend during the night. He is supposed to remain away for a month. But instead of taking the plane, he rents a car and heads to the mountains where he isolates himself from the rest of the world in a hotel room.
    screening at 10PM, in the presence of the director Ghassan Salhab (by invitation only)

>> Cinema Days of Beirut full program