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19 July 2017
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Joining us on opening night to introduce her debut film, MAHBAS, will be director Sophie Boutros thanks to Dubai International Film Festival.

MAHBAS is a romantic comedy about a protective Lebanese mother, Therese, who holds a decades-old grudge against Syrians, due to her brother’s passing caused by a Syrian bomb. As she prepares to meet her daughter’s future in-laws, she is horror-struck to discover that they are Syrian.

Screening in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and Perth it’s sure to be an audience favourite.

Lebanon | 2016 | 92mins | Dir: Sophie Boutros
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17 July 2017
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The Council for Australian-Arab Relations (CAAR) is a huge supporter of AFFA, aiming to promote the strong ties between Australia and the Arab World. We share with them the aim of fostering a greater understanding and acceptance of each other’s cultures, values and beliefs. We’re excited to be working with them again to bring new and untold stories from the Arab World to Australian screens.

Find out more about CAAR here!