Beirut Cinema Platform is a leading co-production platform for Arab films in development and post-production.
For two weeks, the teams of filmmakers (writers, directors, producers) get consultations, introductions, and masterclasses catered to their needs in all fields from scriptwriting to production, passing by legal, directing, sound, impact distribution, funding, and packaging. These mentorships will allow the participants to be better prepared for their 3 days of meetings with around 90 film professionals.

Pop Up Film residency: tbc

 

Ahmad Mahmoud

Ahmad Mahmoud

Director

Sudan

Ahmad Mahmoud, a filmmaker based in Khartoum, produces documentaries for local and international organizations and broadcasters. He is currently developing the fiction feature: Specters of Alhoot, a coming of age story and comedy-drama based on true events, his debut film as a writer and director.

Specters of Alhoot

Three teenagers and aspiring rappers attempt to escape from military boot camp when legendary singer Mahmoud Abdelaziz invites them to perform at his concert. Based on the tragic events of the Al-Eylafoon Camp Massacre in 1998.

Mentors

Domenico La Porta

Domenico La Porta