Each year, the Festival shines the spotlight on a country where a new cinema is coming to life. The 2023 edition focus on Lebanon, a land of resilience that has given rise to magnificent films in recent years. Emerging and experienced filmmakers come to Poitiers to present their latest films and share their vision during the different events and master classes. One city pulsates at the heart of this country and its film: Beirut, the bruised, radiant, outraged, and fascinating capital. Get ready to pack your bags!