Arab Film Festival Australia Touring Program

Hattah Lakes
Beirut Open City
Yallah! Let's go to the movies.

This November, The Arab Film Festival travels across Australia for the first time, kicking off in Sydney before heading to Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane and Adelaide.

Experience the diversity, complexity and beauty of the Arab world through film. This special touring program features the most entertaining, moving and exciting movies as
voted by audiences at the annual four-day festival in Parramatta. Come along and see for yourself why Sydney cinema-lovers have fallen in love with the Arab Film Festival.

For more details visit

Thursday 5 November - Saturday 7 November 2009
Full $10  Concession $8

Captain Abu Raed

A lonely janitor offers hope to the kids in his neighbourhood in this award-winning Jordanian drama.

Beirut Open City (Doukhan Bila Nar)

This action-drama set during the Syrian presence in Lebanon explores Beirut's underbelly.

Eye of the Sun (Ein Shams)

An inquisitive child dreams of travelling to downtown Cairo in this poignant tale of modern Egypt.

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