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Beirut Art Film Festival returns for its fourth edition this November, with a program of over 60 local and international fiction and documentary films, staged at venues around Lebanon, catering to lovers of the arts.Tomorrow means the youth of Lebanon, BAFF founder and gallerist Alice Mogabgab said at the festival's press conference, "the kids in schools and universities, and we will be visiting all the schools of Lebanon both private and public.Other highlights include two films about Venetian painter Jacopo Tintoretto, produced by the Washington National Gallery of Art.This year's "Hats Off" section pays tribute to Lebanese filmmaker Georges Nassar, screening two documentaries about the director.The "BAFF for Youth" program (Nov. 1-19) projects a selection of films at 16 universities; the "BAFF Loves Lebanon" program will target 14 cultural institutions.Staged in collaboration with the U.S. and Swiss Embassies, the "BAFF @ School" program (Nov. 1-Dec. 22) takes two documentaries on the road. Mark Daniel's "Lady Liberty," which looks at the iconic statue, will be shown in 3000 public institutions and schools across Lebanon.
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