Film still from 'The Oak Tree' by Ethan Jahan

Tales of the Silk Road | Chapter 2: Lebanon

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Bagri Foundation and Shorts On Tap present Tales of the Silk Road – Chapter 2: Lebanon on Monday, February 25th at Rich Mix (Main Space), London from 7pm.

TICKETS: £5 (online) or £6 on the door.


Join Bagri Foundation and Shorts On Tap on a visually compelling exploration of Lebanese filmmaking this February 25th. Tales of the Silk Road is a new cross-art series of events which started in Autumn 2018 and will continue throughout 2019. Presented across multiple venues in London, the events will focus not only on the short films and documentaries of a specific Middle Eastern country, but also on its culture, art and traditions. The countries featured in the series are Turkey, Syria, Jordan and Lebanon.

The second Chapter of the series is an extraordinary programme of works exploring, depicting, deciphering Lebanon through the eyes of its filmmaking talent.

Event curated by Bagri Foundation & Shorts On Tap.

Hosted by Nasri Atallah

Doors open at 7pm. Film screenings start at 7:45pm

The films will be followed by an in-conversation with Directors Helene Dancer, Lara Zeidan, Mounia Akl, Ethan Jahan andMarc Hardman with guest speaker Dr Claire Louise Launchbury and the evening’s host Nasri Atallah.

FILM PROGRAMME (Total runtime 105 minutes)

The Oak Tree, 23mins, 2018, Directed by Ethan Jahan.

Submarine,  21 mins, 2015, Directed by Mounia Akl

Salamat from Germany, 17 mins, 2017, Directed by Una Gunjak and Rami Kodeih

3 Centimetres, 9mins, 2018, Directed by Lara Zeidan

Mother, 10mins, 2015, Directed by Marc Hardman

White Noise, 17mins, 2017, Directed by Ahmad Ghossein and Lucie La Chimia

Vogue Beirut, 8 mins, 2018, Directed by Helene Dancer