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Feature Films

The Insult by Ziad Doueiri


 Saturday October 27, 2018 - 6:30 pm Red Carpet

7:30 opening ceremony

After an emotional exchange between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee escalates, the men end up in a court case that gets national attention.

Single Married Divorced part 2 - by Chady Hanna


Sunday October 28, 2018 - 7 pm

Yalla 3a2belkon Chabeb shows us through the eyes of men how hard nowadays it is to have a proper relationship, based on love, respect, principles and values.

Heaven Without People - by Lucien Abou Rjeily


 Sunday October 28, 2018 - 9:00 pm

Josephine, the matriarch of a sprawling family, is delighted to gather everyone for Easter lunch for the first time in two years. While they all share a joyful meal, an incident ignites underlying tensions between the family members and leads them gradually into chaos.

Halal Love - by Assad Fouladkar


Monday October 25, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Four tragicomic interconnected stories about how devoted Muslim men and women are trying to manage their love life and desires without breaking any religious rules.

Mahbas (Solitaire) - by Sophie Boutros


Monday October 29, 2018 - 9:00 pm          

Therese, the mayor's wife in a Lebanese village, joyfully prepares for an overnight visit of her daughter's suitor and his parents. She excitedly shares the happy news of the engagement with pictures of her beloved brother who was killed by a Syrian bomb 20 years ago and is still bizarrely present in every corner of her house. Only when the long-awaited guests are at her doorstep, she dicovers they are Syrian, this engagement will only happen over Therese's dead body.

Short Films

Words and Lights by Karel Malkoun


When it comes to love and passion, Cleo (18 years old) knows nothing except for what she has observed and been told. She finds herself out of words when trying to write about those feelings. One night, she meets Alex - if that’s his real name - a mysterious guy who intellectually amuses her and makes her feel desired for the first time. Yet, each one’s expectations differ from the others. Is Cleo going to find what she’s looking for?

Skin by Inaam Attar


Skin is the Story of Aline, a 17 years old girl, rebelling against her mother who is also her teacher at school. The mother still treats her daughter like a child, which provokes her to revolt.

On The Ropes by Manon Nammour


On the ropes is a story that reflects the Lebanese society through a family whose members' life is suspended like everything else in the country.

Europa is Phoenician by Salim Habr and Jihad Saade


Three friends embark on a journey into the core of their country in a quest to find answers to their identity crisis.

Screenings Address: Cineplex Cinema, 309 rathburn Road West, Mississauga, ON, L5B4C1