Wednesday, December 29, 2010


Under the patronage of the Minister of Interior and Municipalities, Ziyad Baroud and funded by the European Union

COSV, KAFA, CLDH and PPM are pleased to invite you to the:

Cinema Metropolis Empire Sofil, Beirut
January 27th to 30th, 2011, at 6pm
Free Entrance

ويتم تنظيم مهرجان أفلام حقوق الإنسان برعاية وزير الداخلية والبلديات زياد بارود
تتشرف لجنة تنسيق منظمات الخدمة الطوعية COSV، منظمة كفى عنف واستغلال،
المركز اللبناني لحقوق الانسان، وحركة السلام الدائم بدعوتكم لحضور
مهرجان أفلام حقوق الانسان 2011
في سينما متروبوليس صوفيل، بيروت
من 27 حتى 30 كانون الثاني 2011، يبدأ المهرجان في الساعة 6 مساء
والدخول مجاني

Each day will focus on a specific human rights issue:
·Women’s rights - 27/01/2011

·Refugees’ rights - 28/01/2011

·Migrants’ rights and discrimination - 29/01/2011

·Detainees’ rights and enforced disappearance - 30/01/2011

في كل يوم سوف يتم تناول قضية محددة من قضايا حقوق الانسان :

- حقوق المرأة 27/01/2011
- حقوق اللاجئين 28/01/2011
- حقوق المهاجرين و التعصب 29/01/2011
- حقوق المعتقلين والاختفاء القسري 30/01/2011

For more information on the Festival, please check or call (+961) 01-240023

- program at
- fllm synopsis at
- our guests at

Festival Line-up:

Thursday 27th January – WOMEN’S RIGHTS

18.00: OPENING- Lawyer Ziad Baroud - Minister of Interior and Municipalities / Head of Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon / Mr Fateh Azzam - OHCHR Regional Representative for the Middle East / Representative of COSV

18.40: My Nationality is a Right for me and My Family by CRTD.A (14 min – 2007)

19.00: About Latifa and Others… by Farah Sami Fayed, Kafa (Enough) Violence & Exploitation (54:20 min -2010)

19.55: Survivor by Kafa (Enough) Violence & Exploitation (06:25 min - 2008)

20.05: For you by Multimedia Virtual Space for Human Rights (6min - 2010)

20.10: Poetry "I got flowers today” by Carmen Lebbos

20.20: Speaker presentation on Women's rights in Lebanon and open discussion with Ms Zoya Rouhana – Director of Kafa (Enough) Violence & Exploitation / Ms Mona Oufeich - Minister of State

21.00: Buffet

21.45: The Adventures of Salwa by Nasawiya (01:30 min- 2010)

21.50: CEDAW by Multimedia Virtual Space for Human Rights (8min - 2010)

22.00: A House Among Many Houses by Sana Atrissi (15min - 2010)

22.20: Empty talk by Amanda Abou Abdallah (11min - 2009)
PHOTO EXIBITION “Behind the Doors" by Dalia Khamissy, Kafa (Enough) Violence & Exploitation

Friday 28th January – REFUGEES’ RIGHTS

18.30: I Come from a Beautiful Place by Carol Mansour (34min - 2010)

19.10: Testimonies from representatives of the Iraqi and Sudanese communities

19.35: Improvisational music performance by Ashraf el-Chouli and Tarek Bashasha

20.00: Speaker presentation on Refugees' rights in Lebanon and open discussion with Mr Wadih Asmar – Secretary General of C.L.D.H. / Lawyer Nizar Saghieh / Ms Ninette Kelly - Representative UNHCR

20.40: Break

21.00: Gaza Hospital by Marco Pasquini (84min- 2009)

22.25: Till when by Multimedia Virtual Space for Human Rights (08:50 min- 2010)

22.35: Life from the BBC (Bourj al Barajneh Camp) by Jackson Allers (16:21min - 2010)

22.50: 60 Units of Time - 3ounef - Welcome to Shatila - Leaflets by Studio Camps (12min - 2006)

23.05: Dream of Return by Multimedia Virtual Space for Human Rights (10min - 2010)

23.15: The Kingdom of Women by Dahna Abou Rahme (54min - 2010), PHOTO EXIBITION "MA BAAD AL LAHZA" photographs from the workshops in Beirut, Baalbak, Tripoli, Saida, Tyre by Zakira


18.00: Sayda by Michael Abi Khalil (18min- 2010)

18.20: Les Femmes Bonnes by Corine Shawi (62min - 2006)

19.25: Jadayel by Multimedia Virtual Space for Human Rights (5min - 2010)

19.30: Being a Domestic Worker: Sri Lankiete Libnanieh by Wissam Saliby (4min - 2010)

19.35: Merci Madame Najem by Toni Oyry & Maha Taki (4:50 min - 2010)

19.45: Forum Theatre about Migrant Workers by "Live Lactic Culture – Laban"

20.15: Speaker presentation on Migrant domestic workers in Lebanon and open discussion with Dr Ray Jureidini – Professor at the LAU and human rights activist / Mr Nadim Houry – Director of Human Rights Watch / Dr Boutros Harb - Minister of Labour

21.00: Break

21.20: Zourouni koulli sana marra (Visit me once a year) by Eli Alexandre Habib ( 21min - 2010)

21.40: How Bitter My Sweet by Mohamed Soueid (90min - 2009)

23.10: Fabraka by Eli Alexandre Habib (18min - 2008), PHOTO EXIBITION "Unseen lives: Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon" by Matthew Cassel, Kafa (Enough) Violence & Exploitation


18.00: Waiting for justice by Multimedia Virtual Space for Human Rights (5:13min - 2010)

18.05: Prisoner=Human by Multimedia Virtual Space for Human Rights (3:11min - 2010)

18.10: 12 Angry Lebanese - the Documentary by Zeina Daccache, presented by Catharsis-LCDT (78min - 2010)

19.30: Music performance from the soundtrack of "12 Angry Lebanese" by Hussein Nouri, presented by Catharsis-LCDT

19.45: Launching the DVD of the documentary “12 Angry Lebanese” in presence of some of the ex-inmates actors, presented by Catharsis-LCDT

20.20: Testimony of Youssef Chaabane

20.35: Speaker presentation on Detainees’ rights in Lebanon and open discussion with Mr Wadih al-Asmar – Secretary General of C.L.D.H. / Dr Omar Nashabi - Specialist in criminal justice and researcher on prison conditions

21.15: Khiam by Joana Hadjitomas and Khalil Joreige (52min - 2000)

22.10: Women Beyond Borders by Jean Chamoun and Mai Masri (60min -2004)

23.10: Ya Waladi: My Son by Lina Ghaibeh (5min - 2006)

23.15: Here and Perhaps Elsewhere by Lamia Joreige (54min - 2003), PHOTO EXIBITION from Catharsis theatre work in Roumieh Prison (Lebanon) by Dalia Khamissy, PHOTO EXIBITION from Compagnia della Fortezza theatre work in Volterra Prison (Italy) by Stefano Vaja

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