MYFF - Metropolis Youth Film Festival 1st edition


Thursday, 10 till Monday, 14 March 2016
Metropolis Cinema Metropolis Empire Sofil
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The Metropolis Association is happy to present the first edition of its Youth Film Festival - MY Film Fest - which will be held between 10 and 14 March 2016 at the Metropolis Empire Sofil Cinema, in Ashrafieh.

This festival is organized in partnership with the Embassy of Denmark in Lebanon, and with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Beirut and BLC Bank.

This five days’ event in the heart of the capital will cover all aspects of the media industry for the young audience, who will be given the opportunity to discover: feature films, documentaries, animations and interactive workshops.
The varied film selection is tailored to suit spectators from all age categories (5 years old, 8+, 12+, 18+...).

Illustration done by Ivan Debs


Thursday 10 March | Jeudi 10 Mars
Ouverture | Opening
20h00 Mustang - Deniz Gamze Ergüven (France, Germany, Turkey, Qatar | 2015, 97 min, in Turkish with Arabic/English ST)

Friday 11 March | Vendredi 11 Mars
15h30 Dofus – Jean-Jacques Denis, Anthony Roux (France | 2015, 100 min, in French with Arabic/English ST)
17h30 We Shall Overcome - Niels Arden Oplev (Denmark | 2006, 109 min, in Danish with Arabic ST)
20h00 Boyhood – Richard Linklater (USA | 2014, 166 min, in English with French ST)

Saturday 12 March | Samedi 12 Mars
11h00 Kinder Cine (Short films program, 40 min, No dialogue)
11h45 Neige et les arbres magiques (Short films program, 45 min, No dialogue)
15h30 The Wind Rises - Hayao Miyazaki (Japan | 2013, 126 min, in Japanese with Arabic ST)
17h30 Speed Sisters - Amber Fares (Palestine, Denmark, USA, UK, Qatar, Canada | 2015, 80 min, in Arabic with English ST)
20h00 Dope - Rick Famuyiwa (USA | 2015, 103 min, in English with French ST)

Sunday 13 March | Dimanche 13 Mars
11h00 Danish Dubbed Shorts (Arabic-dubbed short films program, 40 min)
15h30 Boy and the World - Alê Abreu (Brazil | 2013, 80 min, No dialogue)
17h30 Palo Alto - Gia Coppola (USA | 2013, 100 min, in English)
20h00 An - Naomi Kawase (Japan, France, Germany | 2015, 113 min, in Japanese with English ST)

Monday 14 March | Lundi 14 Mars
17h30 Antboy 2 - Ask Hasselbalch (Denmark | 2014, 90 min, in Danish with Arabic ST)
20h00 As I Open My Eyes - Leyla Bouzid (Tunisia, France, Belgium | 2015, 102 min, in Arabic with Arabic/English ST – in the presence of the director)

Tickets go on sale starting the 1st of March at Metropolis-Empire Sofil: 8,000 LL - 5,000 LL (Student price)

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