The Lebanese community in Australia will get the opportunity to watch Lebanese movies in Australia this month! Launched in 2012, the Lebanese Film Festival screens every year Lebanese films in Bankstown and several other cities. Over 100 movies have been shown until now.
This year, the festival will take place from August 25 until September 9. Most of the movies will be screened in Bankstown. However, many movies will be shown in other parts of Australia such as Newcastle, Adelaide, Canberra, and Southern Highlands.
These are the venues: Bryan Brown Theatre, Hoyts Bankstown, Bankstown Sports Club, Bankstown Arts Centre, and Hoyts Broadway.
From famous Lebanese movies to short films and documentaries, this festival will feature all kinds of movies that will entertain people and keep Lebanese-Australians in touch with Lebanon.
The aim of this festival is to enrich the cultural life of Bankstown where people do not have a lot of access to arts. However, the main goal is to introduce the Lebanese culture and cinema to the Australian community.
Submit your films!
For those of you who are filmmakers, we have great news for you! You can submit your films so that they get screened at the festival. You cannot submit films to this year’s festival. However, you can do so for LFF 2018.
Keep in mind that the LFF gives the opportunity to show your work to a large audience in Australia. Get more information here.