Friday, August 20, 2010

LFF 2010 - Debate on Saturday


No One Knows about Persian Cats has won a number of international prizes including the Special Jury Prize in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. The film was screened at the 2010 Human Rights Watch London Film Festival.         

This film is presented in partnership with Human Rights Watch -

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion on the role of art in challenging government repression.    

Discussion guests include:     

Pierre Abi Saab, Arts Critic and Director of Cultural Page at Al Akhbar
Nizar Saghiyeh, Lawyer and civil liberties advocate  
Nadim Houry, Beirut Director for Human Rights Watch as  moderator  

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