Posted on: Tuesday 20 August 2019An important message from Metropolis Cinema: "Due to the financial crisis that the country and the region are going through today, the Metropolis Cinema Association is forced to launch its first fundraising campaign ever. We thank you for having been on our side for the last 13 years and ask for your support to survive this difficult period. Your contribution will help us sustain our program throughout 2020." Metropolis Art Cinema Association was created in 2006 in Lebanon with the aim to defend and promote cinema in all of its shapes and forms. Its objectives developed around several points: promote independent Lebanese, Arab, and international films; incite the younger public to discover cinema through tailor-made programs; establish a rich and varied programming by presenting different genres, eras and tendencies, with an interest in alternative films and documentaries; and support the access to cinema for everyone. Metropolis Association showcases year round programs of films rarely present on the Lebanese commercial screens. This has allowed Metropolis Association to foster and secure a new public that has been growing constantly over the years.