Arab Film Festival

A romantic comedy intertwining 3 stories in which devout Lebanese Muslims try to navigate their love lives and desires without breaking the religious rules of marriage. Awatef is a middle-aged mum of two girls, recruiting a second wife to help her satisfy her overly loving husband. The young and excessively ... more

Performed in 1978 over eight months, Bennesbeh Labokra, Chou? takes place in a bar in the trendy Hamra district, hosting a variety of people such as poets, reporters, businessmen and foreigners. Zakaria (Ziad Rahbani) and his wife Thuraya (Nabila Zeitouni) have moved to Beirut from a rural village and work ... more

This documentary captures an elderly couple in a final standoff with the local authorities to maintain their lifestyle in Roshmia; the last natural valley in Haifa. Yousef and Amna are in their eighties and have lived in a shack all alone since 1965. Life remains peaceful in Roshmia until the local Israeli authorities endorse ... more

Alan is deeply in love with Gona and has been keeping it a secret for years. When he finally works up the courage to ask Gona’s father for her hand in marriage, his proposal is denied because of his small stature. Crushed by this verdict, Alan convinces his brother Shirwan, a huge Real ... more