Opening Day: Tuesday 1July 2017

07:00 PM | Reception-Opening Ceremony

08:00 PM | Opening Film

Tickling Giants (Sara Taksler, Documentary-USA, 111 m- 2017) Followed by a Q & A with the collaboration of HRW.

2nd Day: Wednesday 12 July 2017

06:00­ – 8:00 PM | Film Screening

  • One day in Aleppo (Ali AlIbrahim, Documentary- Syria/Sweden, 24m- 2017)
  • Mare Nostrum (Anas Khalaf, Fiction- France/Syria, 14m-2016)
  • The Crossing (George Kurian, Documentary- Norway, 55m-2015)*

08:00 – ­10:00 PM | Film Screening

  • Sonita (Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami, Documentary- Germany, Switzerland, 90m – 2016)
  • At Home with The Horses (Dima Al Ansari and Eric Sanderson, Documentary-Lebanon/Canada, 15m-2017)*

10:00 PM | Film Screening

Clash (Mohamed Diab, Fiction- Egypt/France, 97m-2016)

3rd Day: Thursday 13 July 2017

05:30 PM | Photo Exhibition “new identities and the city”

By Sawsan Saad

06:00 – ­7:30 PM | Discussion Panel

“Identity Transformations during War”
Speakers: Dr. Hassan Abbas and Dr. Saoud Al Maowla
Moderator: Najwa Kondakji

07:30­ 10:00 PM | Film Screening

  • The Day of the Virgin (Louise Heem, Fiction – France, 24:30m-2016)*
  • LE VOYAGE DE KHADIJA (Tarik El Idrissi, Documentary-Morocco/Netherland, 71m- 2017)*

10:00 PM | Film Screening

  • You Are Not American (Sadam Wahidi, Fiction- Afghanistan, 8m-2016)
  • A Place (Ivan Fernandez, Fiction-Spain, 12m-2016)
  • The Good Postman (Tonislav Hristov, Documentary- Finland/ Bulgaria, 82m- 2017)

Closing Day: Friday 14 July 2017  

06:00 -­ 7:00 PM | Animation Short Films Screening

  1. Refugee Camp (Saeed Naghavian-Iran, 1:44 min)
  2. Junk (Walter Tournier-Uruguay, 5min)
  3. The Alchemist (Hussam Ismail-Jordan, 4:30min)
  4. My Life I don’t Want (Nyan Kyal Say-Myanmar, 12min)
  5. In The Distance (Florian Grolig-Germany, 7 min)
  6. The Boy and The Sea (Samer Ajouri-Syria, 5 min)
  7. Ships Passing by the Night (Elizapeth Zwimpfer-Germany, 12min)

07:00 – ­9:00 PM | Film Screening

Open Bethlehem (Leila Sansour, Documentary -Palestine/UAE/ UK / USA, 90m-2015)*
Joint Event-ANHAR

09:00­ – 9:30 PM | Closing Ceremony

Speeches – Puppet show

9:30 PM | Closing Film

Tadmor (Monika Borgmann, Lokman Slim, Documentary-Lebanon, France, Swiss, 103m – 2017)*

Address:  Metropolis Empire Sofil

*Followed by Q&A with the director’s presence