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The Metropolis Association, in partnership with the Embassy of Denmark in Lebanon, has the pleasure to present the third edition of the Metropolis Youth Film Festival – MY Film Fest – that will be held between 19 and 22 April 2018 at the Metropolis Empire Sofil Cinema, in Ashrafieh.

Metropolis Youth Film Festival 2018 will open on Thursday 19 April with the feature animation film “Ivan Tsarévitch et la princesse changeante” in the presence of renowned director Michel Ocelot (“Azur et Asmar”, “Kirikou”). This screening is in collaboration with Institut français du Liban.

Thursday 19 April 2018
8pm: Ivan Tsarévitch et la princesse changeante (53 min, in French with English subtitles) in the presence of Michel Ocelot

Friday 20 April 2018
8pm: I Am Not a Witch (93 min, in English and Nyanja with English subtitles)

Saturday 21 April 2018
11am: La terre, la nature (The Earth, The Nature – Kinder Ciné 2) (37 min, in French)
12pm: Un conte peut en cacher un autre (Revolting Rhymes) (61 min, in French)
4pm: Keaton en quatre (Buster Keaton: 4 short films) (85 min – silent, French intertitles)
6pm: L’Empereur (March of the Penguins 2) (82 min – in French)
8pm – Et les Mistrals gagnants (Everyday Heroes) (79 min – in French with Arabic and English subtitles)

Sunday 22 April 2018
11am: Rita et Crocodile (40 min, in French)
12pm: Willy et les gardiens du Lac (Tales from the Lakeside) (64 min, in French)
4pm: Ivan Tsarévitch et la princesse changeante (53 min, in French with English subtitles)
6pm: The Breadwinner (93 min, in English with Arabic and French subtitles)

Full details:
Ticket price: 8,000 LBP
Junior: 5,000 LBP

Tickets for the Metropolis Youth Film Festival – 3rd edition will be available for purchase at the cinema starting April 12.

Running in parallel to the film screenings, two workshops will be organized at IESAV:
1) MY Acting Workshop (Open for ages 10-14, this workshop will be given by actor and stage director Yousef Al-Kabra)
2) MY Sound Design and Foley Art Workshop (Open for ages 15-18, this workshop will be given by music composer and sound designer Emile Aouad)
Places are limited. Application form can be found on To fill and send to by April 16.

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