NEW IN 2016

NEW IN 2016

Festival Eve at the United Nations to celebrate the closing night of Le Mois de la francophonie. North American Premiere screening of the Best Documentary César Winner Tomorrow (Demain), with directors Mélanie Laurent and Cyril Dion in attendance, as well as a panel of scientific experts including renowned biologists Elizabeth Hadly and Anthony D. Barnosky, economist Michael H. Shuman and Special Adviser to the Secretary General, David Nabarro.

Retrospective screening of the classic film The Return of Martin Guerre (Le Retour de Martin Guerre) at the Avon Theatre Film Center in Stamford, CT, featuring actress Nathalie Baye and casting director Dominique Besnehard, who shared behind-the-scenes stories with the audience.

Additional third theater screenings throughout the weekend in Greenwich, CT, which included a very successful Spotlight on Lebanese Cinema, featuring 2 premiere feature films: The Valley (La Vallée) & Halal Love (and Sex), as well as one short: The North Road, a Q&A with Lebanese actor-director Carlos Chahine, and falafel and Lebanese wine for all.

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