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The 9th NDU International Film Festival will be celebrated at Notre Dame University – Louaize, Lebanon, between November 15, and November 22, 2015.

During previous years the festival honored figures in the Lebanese and Arab Cinema, such as Youssef Chahine, Dureid Lahham, Raymond Gebara, Antoine Moultaka, Latife Moultaka, George Nasr, Emile Chahine, Randa Chahal, Leila Assaf, Jocelyne Saab, Nadine Labaki, Carmen Lebbous, Julia Kassar, Liliane Nemri, Joelle Touma, Takla Chamoun, Georges Khabbaz, Carole Abboud, Nada Abou Farhat, Diamand Bou Abboud and many others; and welcomed professionals from the field of Film, Television and Media… In our 9th version, we are honoring the Lebanese Legend Abdel Halim Caracalla for his lifetime achievements…

The festival hosted in the past years, international figures in cinema from Europe, USA, Russia, Africa, Asia the Arab world and the Middle East; in addition to guests from international film festivals; add to that a large gathering of Lebanese directors, producers, filmmakers, cinematographers, actors and actresses.
Through our movement “Film Festivals Cinergy”, which is a collaboration of film exchange between many international independent film festivals, we are trying to support young filmmakers with a chain of festivals, to make their films seen by a larger audience.

NDUIFF welcomes students and independent short films, in three categories: Fiction, Documentary and Animation, from Lebanon and all over the world.

Our motto is “The Power of Youth”, because we strongly believe in it…