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First Russian Film Festival in Lebanon

The best films from modern Russia. At the best venues of the Lebanon! Beirut Souks and Empire Metropolis Sofil. Films from key International festivals: Cannes, Toronto, and an Oscar nominee! Lots of styles and genres - motion pictures have never felt THIS exciting. An unforgettable event - the First Russian Film Festival in Lebanon. From October 24th until October 28th. Time to re-discover Russia! The festival is held with the support of the Russian Foreign Ministry and under the patronage of the Lebanese Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Tourism. With the support Lebanon embassy in Russia.

October 24 and 28 Beirut Souks Cinemacity
Entrance with invitations only

October 25-27 Empire Metropolis Sofil FREE ENTRANCE

October 25
Day of Commercial Cinema
19:00 The Crew
21:30 About Love

October 26
Day of short and animated films
18:00 Listening to Beethoven (short animated film)
18:30 We can't live without cosmos (short animated film)
19:00 Master-class by a Russian film director
20:00 The Last one (short film) + Q&A
21:00 Salamanca (short documentary film)
22:00 The Test (feature film)

October 27
Day of documentary films
18:30 Controvert territory. Free-running through rubble in the Gaza Strip (RT doc)
19:30 Her War: Women Vs. ISIS (RT doc) + Q&A
20:30 The Premiere of a documentary film about the Syrian Refugees Fleeing the War + Q&A

The idea of the festival belongs to the Russian film company Buta Films, which will also organize the event.

Co-organizer of the festival is the Lebanese department of Rossotrudnichestvo.

We are going to bring to Lebanon a piece of the Russian soul through cinema.

Free Entrance.

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