10th edition of Beirut International Film Festival kicks off tomorrow Wednesday with Sofia Coppola’s “Somewhere”
Thursday’s screenings include Oscar winner, Tanovic’s “Cirkus Columbia”
The 10th edition of Beirut International Film Festival is to start on Wednesday October 6, 2010 at Unesco Palace where the screening of “Somewhere”, directed by Sofia Coppola, winner of the Venice Film Festival “Golden Lion”.
Coppola also is the director “Marie-Antoinette” in 2006 and “Lost in Translation” in 2004. Her new film “Somewhere” speaks of the radical changes Hollywood bad-boy Johnny Marco was forced to make to his life of excess upon receiving an unexpected visit from his 11-year old daughter. The cast includes Stephen Dorff, Elle Fanning, Michelle Monoghan and Benicio Del Toro.
The festival screenings kick off Thursday October 7 at “Sofil Metropolis” cinema. Eight screenings will take place simultaneously, as the first starts at 3 PM and the last at 10 PM; however, they do not include films participating in the Middle Eastern film/feature competition. Read the rest of this entry »