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"Al-Fannan(a)” : A Ciné-Performance of The Artist

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Venue16 Metropolis Empire, Center Sofil, Ashrafyeh, Ground floor, Ashrafieh, Lebanon


Metropolis Empire, Center Sofil, Ashrafyeh, Ground floor

Metropolis, Centre Sofil
Ashrafieh, Lebanon
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Ginger Beirut proudly supports NAAS, the Network of Arab Alternative Screens, to invite you to discover for the first time in Lebanon:


A Ciné-Performance of The Artist

The Artist is the multiple Oscar-winning film that enthralled audiences worldwide in 2011 as a black-and-white silent feature.

The film is screened with a live performance based on an adapted screenplay by Jowe Harfouche, Michelle Keserwany, and Edwin Nasr and performed live by:

Nadine Labaki

Georges Khabbaz

Zeina Daccache

Rodrigue Sleiman

Cynthia Khalifeh

Simi Merheb

This ciné-performance reimagines the plot of The Artist, directed by Michel Hazanavicius as "a love letter to cinema," and invites you to re-discover the film in a unique setting.

// Program //

Reception: 7:30pm

Ciné-Performance starts: 8:30pm

All proceeds benefit the activities of NAAS, the network supporting more than a dozen alternative cinemas in the region.

// Tickets //

- Tickets for Sofil 1 give access to the Film Screening + Live performance

- Tickets for Sofil 2 give access to the Film Screening + Direct sound Retransmission of the live performance

Tickets are available for sale on Ihjoz and by contacting:

03-102-107 | 01-567-286

// Acknowledgments //

Lara Karam Chekerdjian - Producer
Jowe Harfouche - Writer/ Director/ Producer
Eyad Houssami - Stage Manager
Michelle Keserwany - Writer
Edwin Nasr - Writer
César El Hayeck - Art Director
Belal Hibri - Lucid Post
Georges Joseph Harfouche - moments Photography
Ali Daloul - Documentation
Bilal Dahboura - Technical
Nagham Michel Abboud - Coordination
Hania Mroue - Metropolis
Nisrine Wehbé - Metropolis
Zeina Sfeir - Metropolis
Ziad Cortbawi - Teleview International
Nour Atassi - Beirut Souks
Georges Sassine - Beirut Souks
Layal Harfouche - Feer McQueen
Firas Mghames - Feer McQueen
Rebecca Mourani - Feer McQueen
Noémi Kahn - NAAS


Network of Arab Alternative Screens

NAAS is a network of non-governmental cinema spaces, in the Arabic-speaking region. It currently counts 21 members : cinemas, cine-clubs, cultural centers, distributors, and initiatives that attempt through their programming, events, space, outreach, and operation to support a vibrant and sustainable cinema culture and develop audiences engagement with film.

NAAS supports its members through the year-long organization of regional encounters, trainings and initiatives for regional film circulation and research.

NAAS is currently the only initiative of its kind in the Arab region.

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