Application Due Date: December second 2018

Goethe-Institut Lebanon, Beirut Art Residency (BAR) and Metropolitan Area Art Movie Theater Association are delighted to reveal the call for submissions for the ” BACKSTORY”- residency in 2019.

The call is open to emerging filmmakers from the Middle East and North Africa nations (MENA Area) along with Germany to take part in a residency in Beirut.

The program is created:

  • To support local filmmakers in recognizing their filmprojects (logistically, economically, technically, and thematically)
  • To start and help with networking in the area and in between the area and Europe
  • To develop chances for exchange
  • To offer a platform for the discussion of filmworks in order to be exposed to a regional public
  • To organize private mentoring formats to improve the abilities of filmmakers


BACKSTORY welcomes emerging filmmakers:

  • Who currently have expert work experience and depend on 40 years of ages
  • Who prepare to recognize a movie task or part of it (pre-production, production or post-production)
  • Who are dealing with any movie category other than industrial advertisements
  • Who needs to be people of, and/or presently living in among these nations:
    — Algeria– Bahrain– Egypt– Germany– Iraq– Jordan– Kuwait– Lebanon– Libya– Morocco– Oman– Palestine– Qatar– Saudi Arabia– Sudan– Syria– Tunisia– UAE– Yemen


„ BACKSTORY” will offer:

  • Lodging at Beirut Art Residency
  • Motivating work area in the heart of Gemmayzeh, Beirut’s creative district
  • Administrative and logistical assistance
  • Access to technical devices according to task requirements
  • Specialized mentoring formats and master classes supplied throughout the residency
  • Flights to and from Beirut
  • Month-to-month stipend of USD 1,000


Goethe-Institut Lebanon
Nahr Ibrahim Street
Dealing With Sacré Coeur School back door
P.O.B. 113-5159

To seek advice from BACKSTORY planner Elisa Nobel, please contact phone:
+961 1 570131 Ext.: -205 or e-mail:

Apply Now for the Goethe-Institut BACKSTORY Residency 2019

For More Details:

Check Out the Authorities Website of the Goethe-Institut BACKSTORY Residency 2019

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