Beirut To Take Part In Global Future Shorts Film Festival!

Published on:August 26, 2014
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Are you an avid film lover? Do you enjoy off beat movies that can stir your senses and offer what the main stream cinema industry cannot? Then we have the event that’s right for you!

Head out on August 29th to take part in an effort to unite global stories with global audiences.

FUTURE SHORTS FESTIVAL/SUMMER 2014 | Facebook

Hosted by MINUS 5, an independent cultural platform and multi-use exhibition and events venue located in the industrial area of Mkalles, the event will showcase talents and filmmakers from around the world in what can only be described as an avant-garde short films experience.

Future Shorts, as the festival has been dubbed, puts together a feature-length program of some of the best classic, cult and award-winning short films from around the world.

It aims to build a powerful world-wide film community, garnering the participation of 90 countries and almost 325 cities thus far.

Future Shorts – Next Generation Film Festival

The idea behind Future Cinema is creating an immersive experience in which the audience becomes part of the narrative. It’s about creating a social cinema experience where the audience can connect with each other online and at the event- Fabien Riggal, Founder of Future Shorts

Bringing Film to Life: Fabien Riggall (Future of StoryTelling 2013)

So, for the love of film, if you want to be part of a global community where the fourth wall is torn down and where your feedback is welcome through social media and active participation, Future Shorts Beirut is the place to be!

Here’s a glimpse of past events held in Beirut:

Future Shorts Documentary Beirut Lebanon 2011

Lebanese film makers are also highly encouraged to submit their material for future screenings to global audiences. Check this link for more details.

University students, film enthusiasts and artistic communities alike are also welcome! But please note that reservations are a must. All details on how to book, as well as a map to the venue can be found here.

For any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact Future Shorts partner in Beirut Ms Gina Mansour on: ginamansour@gmail.com

Nadine Mazloum is currently a freelance editor and news producer. She received her Honors in Communication Arts (Media Production) from The University of Western Sydney in 2008

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