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LFF Short Films Session 2

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Australian Film Television and Radio School

Building 130

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Moore Park, NSW 2021

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ST.GEORGE LEBANESE FILM FESTIVAL AND AFTRS PRESENTS FRIDAY NIGHT SHORTS

SESSION 2

[FREE ADMISSION]

Showing as part of the 2018 St.George Lebanese Film Festival (LFF), in partnership with the Australian Film and Television Radio School (AFTRS), this session includes the screening of two mockumentary films sourced from Lebanon's most renowned film schools and film makers: The Last Days of Man Tomorrow and Missed Fortunes. Refer below for film synopsis'.

Prior to and following the screening, join us for drinks and nibbles at Bar LFF, where you can sample a selection of Lebanese Wine and Beer available for purchase.

Missed Fortunes

Director: Jihad Marhaba
Country: Lebanon
Runtime: 13 minutes
Language: Arabic, with English subtitles
Year: 2017
Cast: Ghassan Refraf, Edmond Hedded
Synopsis: This mockumentary is a reflection of Lebanese society, with many benefiting from others’ problems. Mr Tarek is a man of solutions, making good money from the others’ problems, particularly with their cars. In this film, viewers will accompany Mr Tarek through his normal working day on the streets of Beirut

The Last Days of Man Tomorrow

Director: Fadi Baki
Country: Lebanon
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Language: Arabic, with English subtitles.
Year: 2017
Cast: Mounir Maasri, Yara Bou Nassar
Synopsis: A young filmmaker investigates the legend of Manivelle, an automaton gifted to Lebanon in 1945 that still haunts an abandoned mansion in Beirut. After being coaxed back out into the limelight, the people who knew him come forward to speak their mind, and the myth that Manivelle has constructed around himself begins to unravel.


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