Ministry of Culture

« Book to Screen »: one book, one movie

This event is organized in the context of Beirut world book capital 2009 by the European cultural institutes of Beirut, in collaboration with the Metropolis association. The goal of this event (from January 11 to 17 at Metropolis cinema, Sofil Center, Ashrafieh) is to prove that cinema and literature can and know how to understand and stimulate each other.

Unique in its style, this cultural week will feature 10 European feature films as well as an Arab feature film coproduced by Egyptians and Lebanese.

For more information about the festival, read Adib Sayegh’s report on iloubnan
For a complete program, check out Metropolis’ website
For the trailers of the movies, go to Cineklik