There Is A Free Mediterranean Film Festival Next Week In Batroun, Lebanon


The Batroun Mediterranean Film Festival (BMFF) is taking place from Thursday, September 1st, until Monday, September 4, 2022, starting at 08:00 pm.

Organized yearly in September, the BMFF chooses a wide selection of short films consisting of national and international works from 21 Mediterranean countries.

The screenings will take place in an open-air venue at Batroun’s Diaspora Village, in a setting that welcomes both local audiences along with international guests.

Here is the program:

Thursday, September 1 – Opening Ceremony:

  • Night (Ahmed Saleh)
  • At the Airport (Michalis Mathioudakis)
  • Noir Soleil (Marie Larrive)
  • So Cool (Marilyne Naaman)

Friday, September 2:

  • Cai Ber (Ahmed Abdelsalam)
  • The Maker (Joe Azar)
  • Let’s Go Home (Layal Jemaa)
  • Tender Threads (Ouijdane Khallid)
  • We’re not animals (Noe Dobre)
  • Borha (Elie Barakat)
  • Downfall (Rona Fayad)
  • Blind Spot (Lotfi Achour)
  • Then Came Dark (Marie Rose Osta)
  • On Xerxes Throne (Evi Kalogiropoulou)

Saturday, September 3:

  • All those Sensations in my belly (Marko Djeska)
  • Thawra Soul (Philippe Aractingi)
  • In the woods (Sara Grgutic)
  • The Sea Within (Rena Elias)
  • Broken Fan (Assaad Khoueiry)
  • Granny’s Sexual Life (Urska Djukic – Emilie Pigeard)
  • A Night of Riots (Andreas Sheittanis)
  • Black Mouse (Ahmad Naboulsi)
  • Trumpets in the Sky (Rakam Mayasi)
  • Scream for Ice (Emir Aytemur)

Monday, September 4 – Closing Night:

  • Award distribution
  • special screening – Death of a Virgin and the Sin of Not Living (George Peter Barbari)

The event has a free entrance.

For more information about the Batroun Mediterranean Film Festival, you may contact 03 105 700.

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