END OF YEAR FAIR at Metropolis Cinemas
The Metropolis Association is organizing an End of the Year Fair at the cinema Metropolis Empire Sofil on the 21st of December 2013 from 3PM to 9PM, in order to raise funds for events in the upcoming year.
During this event, there will be:
• Poster Sale, Starting 3PM
More than 200 posters will be displayed for sale at the cinema.
We were honored by the participation and collaboration of four talented Lebanese designers /artists, who selected and edited their favorite poster, adding their own touch.
Those limited and unique posters will be framed and displayed for sale at the cinema.
The artists and designers are: Bokja, Krikor Jabotian, Ghassan Halwani and Paula K.
• The release of If Walls could Talk directed by Zeina Sfeir at 5PM
2008, a team of conservators set out to preserve the ancient frescoes of Tadros church (St Theodore) in Behdaidat, Jbeil. This place is one of many other churches and caves in Lebanon that are covered in wall paintings dated back to the Classical and Byzantine period. In 2013 this project was completed thanks to International organizations, Lebanese donors and a devoted village.
• The release of The Lebanese Rocket Society DVD and signing by directors Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige at 6PM
The Lebanese Rocket Society was awarded Best Feature Documentary at the Doha Tribeca Film Festival in 2012.
In the early 60’s, at the height of the Cold War and Pan Arabism, a group of utopian students and researchers enter the space race and create the Lebanese Rocket Society.
• Celebrating Abbout Productions’ 15 year Anniversary at 7PM