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March 2013
Screen Institute Beirut supported the 7th edition of Ayam Beirut Festival
Screen Institute Beirut's support to Ayam Beirut Festival was reflected in the Festival's main and parallel activities. Five documentaries supported by SIB were selected in the Festival's official program"74 / The reconstitution of a struggle"by Rania Rafei & Raed Rafei,"A world not ours" by Mahdi Feifel,"Embers"by Tamara Stepanyan,"Infiltrators"by Khaled Jarrar and"It was better tomorrow" by Hinde Boujemaa.
In addition,SIB sponsored the organization of a panel entitled"Family Portraits in Arab Documentary" tackling the emergence of this genre of documentaries in the Arab World over the past few years, among which many were supported bySIB's Film Fund.
At the closing ceremony of the Festival,SIB offered a prize of $ 5000 to support the theatrical distribution of Mahdi Fleifel's film"A world not ours".
SIB's was also present in the networking session organized in the frame of"DocMed",the training program for Arab producers organized byBeirut DC in parallel to the Festival.

"Infiltrators" by Khaled Jarrar
Ayam Beirut Al Cinema'iya
Lebanon, March 2013

"It was Better Tomorrow" by Hinde Boujemaa
Ayam Beirut Al Cinema'iya
Lebanon, March 2013

Festival International de Films de Femmes de Créteil (In competition)
France - March 2013

"A world not ours" By Mahdi Fleifel
Miami International Film Festival
USA - March 2013

Human Rights Watch - Toronto Film Festival
Competition - Canada, March 2013
One World Festival - Prague
Competition - Czech Republic, March 2013
Ayam Beirut Al Cinema'iya - Closing Night film / Winner of Screen Institute Distribution Award.
Lebanon, March 2013

"Embers" By Tamara Stepanyan
Ayam Beirut Al Cinema'iy
Lebanon, March 2013

Festival International de Films de Femmes de Créteil (Winner of the "Coup De Coeur"
France - March 2013

Seoul Independent Documentary Film &Video Festival (New voices of Asian Cinema)
South Korea - March 2013

"74" by Rania Rafei & Raed Rafei
Ayam Beirut Al Cinema'iya
Lebanon, March 2013

Tetouan International Festival - Official competition
Morocco - March 2013

Special screening
Cinémathèque Québécoise
Canada, 27 March 2013

"My Father Looks Like Abdel Nasser" by Farah Kassem
(Participant in the Exchange Program between Screen Institute Beirut & the National Film School of Denmark)

Ayam Beirut Al Cinema'iya
Lebanon, March 2013