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Documentary Film Sunday Market: Tripoli Takes Part in the Urban Films Festival in France

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Ex-Fighters Trapped in the Middle of the Lebanese Civil War and Syrian Occupation

Documentary Film Sunday Market: Tripoli Takes Part in the Urban Films Festival in France


The documentary film Sunday Market: Tripoli by director Yahya Mourad is taking part in the Urban Films Festival in France (9 - 14 October). The film will be screened on Sunday, October 13, at 07:00 pm (GMT +2) within the Screenings Programme 1 Founded 13 years ago, the Urban Films Festival is an annual event held in Paris and is the first film festival of its kind dedicated to urban cultures, showing the customs and the lifestyles of this social trend.

Between the Lebanese civil war and the Syrian occupation, some ex fighters find themselves trapped right in the middle! Searching for their freedom, they decide to head to the city of Tripoli for a new life. There, they settle in the flea market, the Sunday Market, which soon becomes more than just a market to them....it becomes the place where they find their freedom! Directed by Yahya Mourad, Sunday Market: Tripoli is distributed by MAD Solutions through the Arab world.

The film took part in a number of prestigious film festivals, including the São Paulo International Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, and Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal.