A monthly cycle of films is brought to you by Metro Al Madina and picked by film director Rania Rafei.

Under a Theme for every month, Metro will be screening films from different parts of the world; some are new, some are old and some maybe you'll never see again.

July's Theme: "FRIENDSHIP"
Monday 6th July 2015:
-Farewell my concubine (1993): The story of two men, who met as apprentices in the Peking Opera, and stayed friends for over 50 years.

Director: Kaige Chen
Writers: Pik Wah Lee (novel) (as Lillian Lee) , Pik Wah Lee (screenplay) (as Lillian Lee) , Wei Lu (writer)
Stars: Leslie Cheung, Fengyi Zhang, Li Gong
171 min

Monday 13th July 2015:
-Y Tu Mamá También (2001): In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.

Director: Alfonso Cuarón
Writers: Alfonso Cuarón, Carlos Cuarón
Stars: Maribel Verdú, Gael García Bernal, Daniel Giménez Cacho
106 min

Monday 20th July 2015:
-(نادي لكل الناس يقدّم: لأن الجزور لا تموت (1977
في هذا الفيلم الوثائقي الفريد عن مخيم تل الزعتر " 1975 " ، تتبع نبيهة لطفي حياة بعض الفلسطنين قبل حصار مخيم تل الزعتر الطويل و أثناءه ، توثق هذه المأساة من خلال تسجيل شهادات من النساء و الأطفال المدنيين الذين لجأوا إلى بيروت

أخراج نبيهة لطفي
المدة : 54 دقيقة

Monday 27th July 2015:
-Leningrad Cowboys Go America (1989): Siberian rock band Leningrad Cowboys go to the USA in pursuit of fame.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki
Writers: Sakke Järvenpää (story), Aki Kaurismäki (screenplay), Aki Kaurismäki (story), Mato Valtonen (story)
Stars: Matti Pellonpää, Kari Väänänen, Sakke Järvenpää
78 min

6:30 pm | Free entrance | English subtitles
This event is supported by "Video Chico"

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