Past Public Programs

In partnership with the Embassy of Switzerland in Lebanon and BAFF | With the support of Association Philippe Jabre

Monday 19 November, 19:00 to 20:30 

Daniel Schwartz will present on his recent project While the Fires Burn. A Glacier Odyssey (2009–2017). This talk is organized in parallel to the Beirut Art Film Festival. 

Special Program
Maguy Abillama with Yervant Baghdjian and Nabil Said Jaafar
In collaboration with Mozart Chahine

Wednesday 31 October, 19:00 to 20:30

Please join us for a performance by Maguy Abillama (pan flute) with Yervant Baghdjian (guitar) and Nabil Jaafar (electric piano). This concert is part of an ongoing series of classical music performances by emerging and established musicians, organized by Mozart Chahine.

Film Program
Film screening and group ride
In collaboration with the Chain Effect and the Bicycle Mayor of Beirut | With the support of Cycling Circle and Cyclo Sport

Saturday 27 October, 16:00 to 18:30

Join us for a screening of Why We Cycle, a documentary on the impact of cycling on citizens, society, and cities. Following the screening, a group ride will depart from the Sursock Museum at 17:30.

With Diana Abou Abbas, Abdullah AlKafri, Chato, and Antonia Klein. Moderated by Nayla Geagea.
In partnership with the Heinrich Böll Stiftung-Middle East Office in Beirut

Friday 12 October, 19:00 to 20:30

Join us for the launching panel of the Almost There film festival. The panel will discuss how to develop laws that serve an inclusive vision of citizenship.