Opening Ceremony (and Film), Art Exhbition

The opening ceremony of Karama 8 - Give Life a Chance - commenced with 'The Conscience of Art' exhibition by Ghadeer Saeed, then an opening speech by its director Sawsan Darwaza, as well as a speech and performance by Barakat Jabbour, the main actor of the opening film that day, Rabih.
Along with guests like Carmen Lebbos, Bernadette Houdaib, and Samira Asir, there were also artistic performances from Farah Chamma on her Poem "Al-Ma'thira - (Apology)", and a musical performance by Tala Ayyoub giving tribute to the Empty Chair honoree John Lennon by singing 'Imagine'.

Speech by Sawsan Darwaza - Festival Director, at opening ceremony
Festival Director Sawsan Darwaza giving her speech
Barakat Jabbour - Lead of 'Rabih'

Samira Al-Asir, Actress

Tala Ayoub paying tribute to John Lennon's 'Imagine'

Farah Chamma - Spoken word

Lebanese Actress Carmen Lebbos (Left) and Festival's Artistic Director Ehab El-Khatib