If we dream alone, it's only a dream. If we dream together, it becomes reality.

African proverb
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IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

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OPENING AUGUST 17

Lincoln Center 

Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center

with two in-person film screenings

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Dir: Ziad Doueiri — 6:00 pm

Dir: Oualid Mouaness — 8:00 pm

Followed by a reception courtesy of STORICA Wines and Hayat Catering

THE BELOW FILMS BY AWARD-WINNING LEBANESE FILMMAKERS
STREAM ONLINE AUGUST 18, 19, 20, 21

$5 per film/per view for the online experience
$25 All-access Pass to view the entire online program

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Thematic Panel Hosted by LAU

 

Thursday, August 19, 12 pm EDT
 

Moderated by Michael Claes

 

 

PANELISTS:

Meet Nadine Labaki
Lebanese director and film star

Friday, August 20, 12 pm EDT


Moderated by Michael Claes
and Nora Armani

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Meet the Filmmakers
Carmen Labaki, Paul Cochrane,  Soraya Umewaka, Karim Kassem, Zayn Alexander, Ghada Youssef, Sabina Botros


Wed., August 18, 12 pm EDT
Moderated by Nora Armani

Event presented in collaboration with:

OUR UPCOMING EVENT AUGUST 29-SEPT2

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Deadline coming up!

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WHAT IS SR?

SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival New York is a film festival that focuses on socially relevant film content, andhuman interest stories that raise awareness to social problems and offer positive solutions through the powerfulmedium of cinema. SR believes that through raised awareness, expanded knowledge about diverse cultures, andthe human condition as a whole, it is possible to create a better world free of violence, hate, and crime.

WHAT WE STAND FOR

SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival New York's mission is to shine the spotlight on filmmakers who tell compelling, socially relevant, human interest stories across a broad range of social issues without resorting to gratuitous violence or violent forms of film making.

WHAT DOES SR LOOK LIKE?

"As the founder of the SR film festivals, Nora Armani is blessed with

an uncommon ability to curate some of the most important films being made today."

Louis Proyect

THE WINNING FILMS OF 2021

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Click the laurel below to read about the winning films

AUGUST 17-21

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SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York (SRFF 2021) is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by LMCC.

LMCC serves, connects, and makes space for artists and community.

SRFF is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit film festival that showcases socially relevant films with human interest stories as a response to the proliferation of violence and violent forms
of storytelling. SR™ believes in promoting positive social change through the powerful medium of cinema.

 

Donations to SR Socially Relevant (™) Film Festival New York are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.