2019 Program

The President's Visit

Film Details

Director: 2017

Country: Lebanon

Runtime: 19 Minutes

Language: Arabic

English subtitles: Yes


Genre: Drama , Comedy

Cast: Fouad Yammine, Nicolas Daniel,

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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 four short films sourced from Lebanon's most renowned Film Schools: 280KM, The President's Visit, Take My Hand and Randa.Refer below for film synopsis'.

Prior to 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.

The President's Visit

When a small Lebanese coastal town of fishermen discover news of a secret visit by the President of Lebanon to their local organic soap store, they embark in an everlasting struggle of cleaning up and maintaining the perfect image of their town.

Session times:

Sydney | Sunday, 26 August at 12pm. AFTRS at Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park. This is a short film session co-presented with AFTRS. Free admission to all films.

Note: All films exempt from classification unless otherwise noted. We recommend this film has an equivalent rating to 'M' - a film for mature audiences ages 15 years and over.