Join us for Opening Night of the Arab Film Festival. Tickets include a screening of Mahbas, plus Knafeh FROM THE BEARDED BAKERS!
Date & Time: Thursday 17 August 8pm
Lebanon | 92 min | Dir: Sophie Boutros
A romantic comedy about love and marriage amongst our Arab neighbours…. and enemies. It’s been more than 20 years since the Lebanese-Syrian war, yet Therese is still not over the death of her brother, killed by a Syrian bomb. Today her only daughter is getting engaged. Only when the suitor and his parents are at her doorstep, she discovers they are Syrian.
Director: Sophie Boutros
Producer: Nadia Eliewat
Scriptwriter: Nadia Eliewat, Sophie Boutros
DOP: Rachel Aoun
Editor: Fadi G. Haddad
Composer: Ziad Boutros
Cast: Julia Kassar, Ali El Khalil, Bassam Koussa, Nadine Khoury, Betty Taoutel, Jaber Jokhadar, Serena Chami, Said Serhan
All films are subtitled in English and have been exempt from classification and restricted to persons aged 15+ unless accompanied by an adult.