You don’t need to be a film fanatic to appreciate a film festival or film screening! It can be refreshing for anyone to watch a movie that is different from those playing in theaters; something new or a throwback to a classic. There are film events all year round throughout Beirut that just don’t get much attention from the public. Here are some ongoing and upcoming film festivals and film screenings for you to enjoy:

German Film Week

Date: September 17- 27
Organized by the Goethe Institut Lebanon in cooperation with the Metropolis Association. 
Ticket per film screening: 6,000 L.L. | Festival pass: 48,000 L.L.
Learn more here.

AKU Student Films followed by Quentin Tarntino Film Screenings

Date: September 20- 26 
Learn more here.

Beirut Film Festival, 15th Edition

Date: October 7- 15 
Opening Movie: Le Petit Prince
2015 TBA. 2014 Fees: Single Ticket: LL 6,500 | Festival Pass: LL 45,000 
Learn more here.

Moonage Day Dream: An Outdoor Movie Cycle
“The Big Lebowski” by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen

Date: September 26th, 8:30 pm.
Playing outdoors at the Garten.
Metropolis Cinema in partnership with The Garten
Tickets: $10 + 1 Sauza drink + Happy Hour (entrance from 7:00-9:30 pm). After 9:30 tickets are $30 + 1 Drink.
Learn more here.

8th Annual NDU Film Festival

Date: November 15- 22
“The Power of Youth"
Learn more here.

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